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Re: Using C++ in GCC is OK


On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 10:24 AM, Andrew Haley <aph@redhat.com> wrote:
> On 06/02/2010 09:19 PM, DJ Delorie wrote:
>>
>> Robert Dewar <dewar@adacore.com> writes:
>>> I would create a specific committee to reccommend a C++ coding
>>> standard (preferably based on one of the standard ones available, such
>>> as Google).
>>
>> Doing things in secret like that is not the Open Source Way.
>
> No, having endless bikeshed arguments is!

Indeed. It is, well, perhaps not surprising, but quite annoying (to me
at least) that a possible move to C++ as implementation language of
GCC is so much bigger news than all the amazing amounts of work done
in the last few years on things like LTO, the vectorizer, IRA, etc...

Ciao!
Steven


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