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From: Hendrik Schober (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-17 04:04:46

FYI, from a recent discussion on


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ronald Laeremans [MSFT]" <ronlaere_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 8:03 PM
Subject: Re: ansi c99 support in .NET??

> We are seeing a lot of those users move over to high-performance C++
> numerics libraries like POOMA or Blitz, and that is the area we are
> investing in to enable for the next version. These libraries in general
> generate equivalent or better code than hand-written C code.
> In general you should not see performance gains going from C++ to C when
> using C++ constructs correctly. And you definitely should not see major
> performance issues by just using the C subset of C++ and compiling with the
> C++ compiler.
> Ronald Laeremans
> Visual C++ compiler team
> "Gary J. Ferland" <gary_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> news:#1HPxufUBHA.1384_at_tkmsftngp03...
> > We would use C because of the performance gains - computational physics is
> > cpu bound. (C is very mainstream compared with the alternative Fortran).
> >
> > Can the Intel C/C++ , Borland, or gcc compilers be used with the .net IDE?
> > They all have strong C99 support.
> > Thanks!
> > Gary
> >
> >

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