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From: Victor A. Wagner Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-22 00:20:00

At Friday 2005-01-21 15:13, you wrote:
>Mauricio Gomes wrote:
> > I would create a class (File or other name) that close() on its
> > destructor.
>I do not like this solution, but not because it doesn't work. It works
>just fine, and probably better than the more complicated alternatives
>that I have been thinking of.
>The trouble is that its 'difficult.' Writing a class to do this takes a
>small but significant amount of effort. Maintaining code with this
>class be be slightly but significantly more difficult.
>In particular, in code specific to a particular problem domain (as
>opposed to in general-purpose libraries), I don't like to see a whole
>lot of code that has nothing to do with that domain, or adds a whole lot
>of structure for very little expressive benefit. This sort of verbosity
>is a problem--I think--and a particular problem for C++. A significant
>criticism of C++ that I have heard is that the implementation of many
>sorts of code requires too structure, so that there is less actual
>expressive code than non-expressive code.

yeah? well how do you do this in any OTHER language?
be _expressive_ please... enquiring minds want to know!

>Aaron W. LaFramboise
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Victor A. Wagner Jr.
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