> that's a knee-jerk reaction.
Very true. A regurgitation of a long-held view.
> bert hubert at powerdns found a subset he can live with, and ways to
> enforce it. basically there are no operators overloaded and no
I've struggled to find something on this, e.g. a guide to contributing
to PowerDNS's source, or Bert talking about it. I did find Orthodox C++
that has a list of other subsets at the end.
> he wanted new(), and methods, and garbage collection.
GC as in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_pointer#Features ?
So analyse and switch from C pointers to the various C++ kinds?