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A recurring misconception I see about C++ appears to be the notion that it will write code that you didn't tell it to write, or use memory you didn't tell it to use.

It's simply not the case.

More the issue is, knowing what you're telling the C++ compiler to generate in terms of code.

To wit, there is no code that can be written in C that I cannot write in C++ and generate the equivalent machine instructions - even if doing so means giving up certain niceties like virtual inheritance, exceptions or run time type information.

RAII is reason alone to consider minimalistic C++ as an alternative to straight C. It generates no extra code, and it reduces lots of bugs.
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