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C++0x: No concepts no fun?

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“Concepts” was a proposed C++0x feature that was supposed to make generic programming more enjoyable. The intention was to render many guru-level “template tricks” superfluous, produce much better compile-time error messages and provide “modular type checking” so errors can be caught early (even before a template is instantiated).

  • Fact 1: Concepts have been removed from the C++0x standardization effort. See Doug Gregor’s blog post.
  • Fact 2: C++0x still includes a whole lot of other core language and library features.

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Written by pizer

August 16, 2009 at 6:29 pm

C versus C++

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I know that this is a sensitive subject that has been beaten to death already. Still, I’d like to share my opinion on this. Let me open with a quote by Bjarne Stroustrup about comparing programming languages which can be found in his FAQ:

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Written by pizer

October 29, 2008 at 4:20 pm