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Michael Cree cree@p...
Thu Apr 29 12:04:26 NZST 2004

On 29/04/2004, at 11:25 AM, Orion Edwards wrote:
>> Just to fine tune my thinking, If a new programmer learnt C++ and then
>> was handed some C code for tidy up, he would probably manage ok ???
> Yes. C is a subset of C++.

A clarification:  C is for the most part a subset of C++.    There are 
some subtle incompatibilities.  I unfortunately forget what they are.   
  If you are programming in C, having learnt C++, keep in the back of 
your mind that there might be a sting in the tail somewhere if you 
assume that C is a subset of C++.


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