Better branding of -betterC

Paulo Pinto pjmlp at
Tue Nov 3 07:05:23 UTC 2020

On Tuesday, 3 November 2020 at 06:04:26 UTC, norm wrote:
> On Sunday, 1 November 2020 at 07:27:09 UTC, Paulo Pinto wrote:
>> Even C has issues with adoption among some embedded domains 
>> where the community is focused on C89 with OEM extensions and 
>> doesn't care about anything else.
> Just going to pick on this para. sorry :)
> I hear this a lot and it is simply not true. Working in 
> embedded for the last ~18yrs (automotive and medical) every 
> project since 2010 I know of is C++. At conferences and the 
> like over the last 2-3yrs there is a lot of talk about Rust and 
> people are starting to mention MicroPython for prototyping. But 
> as a whole everyone I talk to is looking forward to upgrading 
> their C++ compilers on the next project to get C++20 features.
> Every C++ embedded project I have ever seen has exceptions 
> turned off.
> Cheers,
> Norm

Then you live in a happy bubble,

CppCon 2016: Dan Saks “extern c: Talking to C Programmers about 

Since you work in the industry, maybe you want share some reports 
that prove otherwise?

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