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Bjarne invented C++, I don't think parroting Bjarne contributes anything to the discussion.

You don't think quoting a person responsible for creating one of the most influential programming languages contributes to a discussion on programming?

I'd call C with classes a very costly mistake, that's probably set back computing by decades. But I can't deny its influence, although I would respectfully disagree that it's a good thing.

You're talking about C, right? :-)

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