Scott Meyers wants to bring default zero-initialization to C++, mentions TDPL for precedent
John Colvin via Digitalmars-d
digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Sat Nov 21 03:40:39 PST 2015
On Saturday, 21 November 2015 at 10:29:57 UTC, deadalnix wrote:
> On Saturday, 21 November 2015 at 07:20:07 UTC, Joakim wrote:
>>> PHP scales. This is why people use it. And this is why people
>>> will continue to use it. This is why Facebook, wikipedia,
>>> Baidu, wordpress and many others are using it. There is
>>> always a reason, and if you don't understand it, you are
>>> doomed to miss the point.
>> Whut? PHP scales?! If you simply mean that it is easily
>> coded by lowest-common denominator programmers, so it's easy
>> to throw a bunch of those low-skilled coders on the job, then
>> perhaps that's why you end up with monstrosities like this:
> Yes PHP sclaes. PHP scales like crazy? PHP scales better than
> whatever modern framework you'll present me. There is just
> nothing that came up with the same execution.
> You can say whatever you want about the languages (and there is
> a lot to say !) but it gets its execution model right for
> scaling, while everybody gets it wrong. And apparently, getting
> your execution model right is more important than all the quirk
> you pour into the language.
> Actually, that's not surprising, Rasmus Ledorf is a specialist
> of the web, while he doesn't knows much about PL both
> theoretically and practically (by his own admission). As a
> result, you get a passable language, but you know what ? That's
> not the important part.
Could you elaborate a bit on this? What about the execution model
is so right?
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