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The Weird and The Wonderful forum is a place to post Coding Horrors, Worst Practices, and the occasional flash of brilliance.

We all come across code that simply boggles the mind. Lazy kludges, embarrassing mistakes, horrid workarounds and developers just not quite getting it. And then somedays we come across - or write - the truly sublime.

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"What object oriented language does not have classes?" - I mentioned two in the post above: JavaScript and Self.

I'm not so convinced about MS's share of C++ market - witness the fact that their's is the least conformant version of C++ (compared to GCC and CLang). I think if it was still pervasive on their platform, they would have invested more effort (especially with Herb Sutter on the standards committee). I think .NET has overtaken C++, except in limited app domains such as games.
"If you don't fail at least 90 percent of the time, you're not aiming high enough."
Alan Kay.

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GeneralIf in doubt: cast, cast and cast again Pin
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