from Maya Posch: > One thing weighs in favour of using C++ over C and that is the increased type > checking with the former, whereas the latter is decidedly weakly-typed.
> That said, C is hardly the maintenance and programming nightmare that it is > made out to be by many. Proper design and architecture can make life so much > easier no matter which language one uses. > Naturally, if we're going to get paranoid about languages used, then I'd be in > favour of using Ada. If it's good enough for avionics and ICBMs, then it's > good enough for a desktop OS :) > Maya Idea of using C++ is not so crazy. Haiku is programmed largely in C++. C++ is more strongly typed than C. I have some familiarity with Ada, which is (I believe) more strongly typed. I am very limited in my ability to test ReactOS because of no place to put it. Hard drives are partitioned GPT, and booting from USB stick is problematic from what I read. Tom _______________________________________________ Ros-dev mailing list Rosemail@example.com http://www.reactos.org/mailman/listinfo/ros-dev