Richard Stallman Agrees That C++ Sucks
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From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Efforts to attract more users?
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 08:36:48 -0400
C++ is a badly designed and ugly language. It would be a shame
to use it in Emacs.
The reason the GCC developers wanted to use it is for destructors
and generics. These aren't much use in Emacs, which has GC and in
which data types are handled at the Lisp level.