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Re: Woctave-another gui front end

From: Sergei Steshenko
Subject: Re: Woctave-another gui front end
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:04:10 -0800 (PST)

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> From: delta <address@hidden>
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> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 2:38 AM
> Subject: Re: Woctave-another gui front end
> Yeah, good point this could use some definition. When I say programmer I mean
> people who are actively involved in the creation of software and spend most
> of their time writing code, this is much different than someone who sits
> down at their computer and wants to download and use software. When you are
> intimately familiar with the inner workings of a program, there are not many
> things that bother you. If there is a bug then you can re-write the code (or
> talk with one of your buddies that does), if there is a function missing you
> can request it and write it yourself. While I would love to do these things,
> I do not primarily work with computer languages to produce software. I
> usually use C to develop firmware for embedded systems, which is vastly
> different from software creation in an object oriented language. I think
> there is a disconnect of people who produce the code for the program and
> those that use it in most 'free' software projects because once they get 
> it
> to a working state that suits their purpose, then that is good enough for
> them.

"If you want a job well done, do it yourself" (c).

It is not that difficult to grasp OOP concepts.

C++ can be used for embedded systems too. Type safety is a good thing. There is 
no performance penalty if you use C++ correctly.


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