From: "Frank Bemelman"
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Subject: Re: To C or not to C
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 20:13:41 +0100
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"Spehro Pefhany" schreef in bericht
> On Sat, 4 Jan 2003 19:22:52 +0100, the renowned "Frank Bemelman"
> >Doctor Bob. Relies on the insight from one little project.
> I *did* say it was a religious issue, didn't I? ;-)
Yes, you did, but even if he'd choosed C for this reason
alone, I'd gave him the same answer ;)
Actually I'm not religious at all, or it should be that
I encourage to use whatever works and gets the job done.
Within time, within budget, and with a set of features
the customer expects.
I see another aspect nobody seems to notice. I call it
programmers fatigue. I dare say this occurs sooner with
ASM-only projects. Every programmer knows that while a
project is on it's way, new insights are obtained, and a
desire for new functions develop automatically. This is
the creative part of the process. These things get *less*
chance if you use ASM only. In general, of course.
I also dare say your mobile phone is 99.99% C/C++ code.
ASM is dead. (thought I should end with a religious
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