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    Frank Hileman


    ,W3bbo wrote


    So long as you don't do anything silly with pointers, you should be okay...right?Big Smile

    My biggest problem with C++ is the libraries. Any language, no matter how backward or difficult can be made all the better with decent libraries. Qt is great if you want to use C++ as though it were C#, but that's a whole other thousand-page book to memorise before you become any good at it.

    Sometimes I have to help clients debug memory corruption created in their code, but occurring in our data structures. You can't force a client to use discipline. I see all kinds of code... developers seem to think .net libraries are pretty hairy as well.