C++ in the kernel

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Oct 28 00:46:54 PDT 2007

In message <20071028074310.233895B3E at mail.bitblocks.com>, Bakul Shah writes:

>It will be the proverbial camel's nose in the tent.  A subset
>of C++ is attractive for kernel work but it will be hard to
>hold the line at that.

That's one of my main arguments why we should "own the language" we

The other main argument is that we can then teach the language to
do the things we need it to do.

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