Why one cannot recommend the freerunner as a daily phone (was Re: Is a FreeRunner sufficient for me?)
david at blue-labs.org
Wed Jun 24 20:08:31 CEST 2009
do you understand the weight involved with using c++? without very very
careful management, c++ is rather hefty for embedded devices. granted,
having 128M to work in is indeed far more tenable than smaller devices
but it's still onerous.
C is much more lightweight and very functional. any benefits of c++
usually don't overcome the drawbacks for embedded devices.
On 06/24/09 07:09, mobi phil wrote:
> Hey!! Is this kind of phrase "i am not interested in c++. " driving
> the linux phone development? I can never understand how is it possible
> to have such a huge gap on the scale between C programmers and C++
> programmers? Why are C++ programmers dying out? Is it because some C
> programmers never managed to get the point with C++ and those who did,
> switched automatically to Java? I propose a C wrapper arround Qt, for
> the C programmers, and everybody will still benefit, beleive me. QT is
> a treasure, is a nice clean code! And it is fast!
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