Why C++ compiles slowly

Andrej Mitrovic andrej.mitrovich at gmail.com
Thu Aug 19 18:03:58 PDT 2010

On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 2:48 AM, Walter Bright
<newshound2 at digitalmars.com> wrote:
> Nick Sabalausky wrote:
>> Yea. If Java's design philosophy were a valid one, there would never have
>> been any reason to move beyond Altair-style programming (ie, entering
>> machine code (not asm) in binary, one byte at a time, via physical toggle
>> switches). You *can* do anything you need like that (It's Turing-complete!).
> Yeah, and I've seen OOP done in C, and it works. It's just awful. I've even
> seen OOP done in assembler (Optlink!).

There's even a book about it!

[pdf] http://www.cs.rit.edu/~ats/books/ooc.pdf

I've never read it though.

You could do OOP in HLA (of course nobody treats that as a real
assembler :p. But the book that comes with it is great.).

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