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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-22 13:07:03

Sohail Somani wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Emil Dotchevski
>> Pthread is there, standardized, proven in practice, so why
>> not make use of it? In addition, there is a lot of legacy
>> pthread code which N2178 makes compatible with future C++
>> <thread> based code. I consider both to be Good Things.
> Some of the most annoying problems in C++ directly stem from being
> compatible with C :-/

On a syntactic level. On the other hand, one important reason for C++ to be
so successful and hold its own against Java and C# is its ability to
interoperate with C code and libraries.

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