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From: Deane Yang (deane_yang_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-05 11:02:24

Hubert Holin wrote:
> I must say I *strongly* disagree with having code with is C
> compatible, mainly because this will greatly hamper genericity (or at
> least convenient and safe parametrisation of code).
> Even if the code turns up only feasible for, say, float and
> double, I strongly believe it should be templated upon the floating
> type, with specializations if need be. The C library in C++ clothing
> approach is just plain wrong, IMHO.

I completely agree with this. It makes no sense to have a C++ library
that does not use the full strength of the language.

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