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Ivory Towers

4: Adsense

It's funny when people appear to live in some parallel dimension where they don't have to contend with the details of real life. Take this quote from "Efficient C++ Programming" in 2002:

The language extension never became part of the language, but the optimization itself has become nearly universal. It is called the name return value optimization.[...] (At the time of this writing, I am aware of only two compilers that do not provide the named return value optimization: the GNU compiler gcc and Visual C++.)

Just which universe did Stanley B. Lippman dwell in where you could exclude MSVC and gcc and still consider a C++ feature 'universal'?

Apr 25 2007 06:42 AM

Excuse me, I seem to have some delusion caught in my throat.

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