Interview with Stroustrup
Thu Sep 18 11:34:16 CEST 2003
On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, Peter-Henry Mander wrote:
> It's curious to read that Bjarn is, from an Erlang point of view at
> least, trying to reinvent the wheel wrt distributed computing.
> Having pretty much dropped C++ in favour of Erlang due to the vast
> simplification of code for most of my work, I find this mildly amusing.
Well, it's a terrible interview for sure, but that particular part juat
sounds like he is implementing the Java RMI thing in C++. I don't think
this kind of guy would even appreciate a laguage like Erlang - he'd
probably feel that it's like cheating somehow.
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