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SubjectRe: Linux kernel modules development in C++

On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Igmar Palsenberg wrote:

> OO is indeed != C++. But since it's a relative if C, it's the most
> suitable option to use in the kernel.

What's wrong with C itself?

> > - A _lot_ of the kernel code/design is inherently object-oriented. So
> > pardon our collective scepticism when YAC++Advocate comes along waving
> > the "OO ergo C++" underw^Wflag
> OO design had nothing to do with OO implementation. I can design a system
> totally in OO, and implement it in C. Really stupid thing to do I think,
> but it's possible..

Try it someday. That's how VFS/VM/filesystems are done.

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