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SubjectRe: [Criticism] On the discussion about C++ modules

Marty,

There was no technical meat of any kind in your response.

Jeff

Marty Fouts wrote:
>
> Do you know that there is actually a name for the logical fallacy behind
> this sort of argument?
>
> But please, enlighten me, what precisely about having once wrote some file
> system code for Linux qualifies one as an expert on the topic of the
> relative difficulty of optimizing C and C++ as used in kernel development?
>
> What is it about this group that some of its members so quickly close ranks
> around the secret handshake when they don't have an actual response to a
> technical point? And what are you going to say instead when I finally do
> get around to contributing code to Linux and I still point out bogosities
> when they come up?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tigran Aivazian [mailto:tigran@veritas.com]
> Sent: Monday, October 16, 2000 1:05 AM
> To: Marty Fouts
> Cc: 'Jeff V. Merkey'; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: RE: [Criticism] On the discussion about C++ modules
>
> On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Marty Fouts wrote:
>
> > Which part of "what you wrote doesn't make sense, (for the following
> > reasons,) please explain it" are you having trouble responding to in
> public?
>
> the pragmatic and subjective part. Jeff wrote some cool nwfs code for
> Linux which is publically available and what useful kernel code for Linux
> did you write and where can I download it? Therefore, for this very simple
> subjective and pragmatic reason, Jeff (in my eyes) is right and you are
> wrong :)
>
> Send patches, not "clever thoughts", clever thoughts are cheap and useless
> and can remain confined to the "comp. science departments of certain
> universities" for all I care...
>
> Regards,
> Tigran
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