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  • #21
    Originally posted by RMS
    C++ is a badly designed and ugly language. It would be a shame
    to use it in Emacs.

    The reason the GCC developers wanted to use it is for destructors
    and generics. These aren't much use in Emacs, which has GC and in
    which data types are handled at the Lisp level.
    https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/e.../msg00518.html

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    • #22
      C++ is a badly designed language, but C++ avoids many pitfalls of C by being a bit stronger type, generics and STL, and given code styles it can lead to a bit verbose yet strict and nice code.

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