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January 12, 2012
Andrei's castle located
Map of C++

http://herbsutter.com/2012/01/10/map-of-c/

/Jonas
January 12, 2012
Re: Andrei's castle located
On 1/12/2012 2:02 PM, jdrewsen wrote:
> Map of C++
>
> http://herbsutter.com/2012/01/10/map-of-c/


"When I first came here, this was all swamp. Everyone said I was daft to build a 
castle on a swamp, but I built it all the same, just to show them. It sank into 
the swamp. So I built a second one. That sank into the swamp. So I built a 
third. That burned down, fell over, then sank into the swamp. But the fourth one 
stayed up. And that's what you're going to get, Lad, the strongest castle in all 
of England^H^H^H^H^H C++."
January 12, 2012
Re: Andrei's castle located
On Thu, 12 Jan 2012, Walter Bright wrote:

> On 1/12/2012 2:02 PM, jdrewsen wrote:
> > Map of C++
> > 
> > http://herbsutter.com/2012/01/10/map-of-c/
> 
> 
> "When I first came here, this was all swamp. Everyone said I was daft to build
> a castle on a swamp, but I built it all the same, just to show them. It sank
> into the swamp. So I built a second one. That sank into the swamp. So I built
> a third. That burned down, fell over, then sank into the swamp. But the fourth
> one stayed up. And that's what you're going to get, Lad, the strongest castle
> in all of England^H^H^H^H^H C++."

Bah.. it's not the 4th castle that's strong, it's the pile of castles 
underneath that are holding it up that are strong. :)  Driving bunch of 
piles into the ground first woulda been a lot cheaper and easier.

Misapplication of evolution?  Or maybe misapplication of correlation vs 
causation?  Or maybe me just not having a sense of humor right now?

Turtles, all the way down...
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