Please Vote: Exercises in TDPL?

Georg Wrede georg.wrede at
Fri May 15 11:54:03 PDT 2009

Sean Kelly wrote:
> Nick Sabalausky wrote:
>> "Andrei Alexandrescu" <SeeWebsiteForEmail at> wrote in message 
>> news:guitu0$opr$3 at
>>> Sean Kelly wrote:
>>>> Brad Roberts wrote:
>>>>> There's only one book that I can remember ever working through the 
>>>>> exercises
>>>>> on.. and that's even a stretch of the term exercise:  Exceptional C++.
>>>>> For any of you that develop c++ code and haven't read that book.. I 
>>>>> highly
>>>>> recommend it.
>>>> Scott Meyers is an excellent technical writer--he's one of the few 
>>>> authors whose books I'd pick up without ever cracking the cover.
>>> So is Herb Sutter, the author of Exceptional C++. Are you sure you 
>>> cracked that one even after you bought it? Nyuk, nyuk... :o)
>> Looks like I'm not the only one that gets those books confused :). 
>> When "Exceptional C++" was mentioned, I thought it was that C++ book 
>> you wrote.
> Oh... oops!  The Scott Meyers titles are really similar!  *blush*

Well, anyhow, reading a couple fo Scott Meyers books really kills the 
last inch of even trying to start coping with C++. They really make you 
see what a piece of manure the language is. Without even trying.

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