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SubjectRe: Linux kernel modules development in C++
>>>>> "Timur" == Timur Tabi <> writes:

Timur> ** Reply to message from Horst von Brand
Timur> <> on Wed, 27 Sep 2000 16:50:12 -0400

>> A couple of points:
>> - The kernel is C, mixing in C++ for no *real* good reason is just
>> making it harder to work on.

Timur> True, but I'm not advocating doing it for no real reason. I'm
Timur> advocating using C++ for code that is OO by design. My OS/2
Timur> device drivers are a mix of C and C++, wherever appropriate.

The Linux kernel is written in Object Oriented C, you don't need to
use C++ for that and if it really comes down to it you'd want a proper
OO language in the first place.


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