Re: [dev] [RFC] Design of a vim like text editor

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:33:19 +0200

On Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:22:34 +0400
"Alexander S." <> wrote:

Hey Alexander,

> furthermore, syntactic sugar and an ability to write e. g.
> win.repaint(rect) instead of window_repaint_rectangle(win, &rect)
> actually *increases* the readability of code when you have to deal
> with several lines of that fashion in a row. Syntactic sugar, say what
> you want about it, tends to reduce noise, as does language support for
> certain powerful programming practices.

Have you ever heard of function pointers?

> TLDR: C++ does many things to simplify a programmer's life, and you
> cannot deny that. But it is also undeniable that it does them all
> poorly, with rather obscure semantics even.

So when C++ does a poor job at doing many things to simplify a
programmer's life, it doesn't simplify a programmer's life.
Imho, the opposite is the case.

> ...I wonder if you find your own question rude or not.

Well, take a guess.



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