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Re: ??

From: Jiang Tao <jiangt@ceci.mit.edu>
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 1996 15:37:35 -0500
Message-Id: <31321A0F.3A394867@ceci.mit.edu>
To: (wrong string) √łnning" <gunnarr@ifi.uio.no>
Cc: jiangt@ceci.mit.edu, www-lib@w3.org
=?iso-8859-1?Q?=22Gunnar?= =?iso-8859-1?Q?R=F8nning=22?= wrote:
> 
> Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org> said:
> 
> > Jiang Tao writes:
> >> If only the lib is written with c++!!
> >>
> >> Provided an opportunity, I will like to rewrite the lib with
> >> c++ (I am seriouly) .
> 
> > I am very intersted in this - do you have some pointers for this?
> 
> What would a C++ interface mean for the C programmer ?
> 

Well, it is possible to find some ways to call C++ function from
C functions. 

> And how would it affect the portability of the library ?
> 
I think to solve the portability of C++ shouldn't be a big problem.

> I'm not a big fan of C++, but can certainly see the benefit of using OO
> methodology in the library. I'm just concerned about keeping the library
> language neutral, so that the use of it want require any special language.
> 
>         Gunnar

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Tao Jiang     Visiting Scientist, CECI, MIT
email:   jiangt@ceci.mit.edu    URL:  http://ceci.mit.edu/staff/jiangt/
Received on Monday, 26 February 1996 15:37:49 GMT

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