[OT] Crazy language limit-pushing (Was: Re: Why C++ compiles slowly)
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Thu Aug 19 19:53:07 PDT 2010
> "Walter Bright" <newshound2 at digitalmars.com> wrote in message
> news:i4kjdp$2o9f$1 at digitalmars.com...
>> 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!).
> I've seen high-precision PI calculation done in MS batch:
> And Adam Ruppe did cgi in Asm:
> And some massochist did a compile-time raytracer in C++:
> Yea, I know that had already been done in D, but D's compile-time
> processing doesn't suck :)
Um... does Boost fit in here?
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