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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-10 17:43:21

Arkadiy Vertleyb wrote:
> "Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> wrote
>> At the end of the story, it may be that the committee can never do enough
>> because languages like Java have libraries that are so extensive and so
>> deeply
>> funded that C++ can never compete with volunteer labor.
> The major problem IMO is that the "volunteer labor" inevitably prefers
> development for fun to commercially-justified development. This drives
> inovation, but hurts competition. Where are sockets, database access, etc.?

Well, I suppose. In the cases you mention, I think these are just harder
problems. These are hard enough that it's best to have a group and groups are
harder than single programmers. That said, these are in the pipeline :-)


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