Re: [genius-list] Re: Genuis & symbolic calculus

From: George <>
Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 02:03:52 -0700

On Tue, May 11, 1999 at 12:21:48AM -0700, Micah Yoder wrote:
> > 1) Genius is C and I'd like to keep it C
> Not possible. :-( It's heavily dependent on polymorphism, a feature of
> object oriented programming. Of course, it *might* be possible to hack
> something up in C (GTK+ does it) but that's rather ugly IMHO. An object
> oriented design deserves an object oriented language.

I'd normally argue that point :)

> It *is* possible to mix C and C++ in the same program. Is that
> acceptable? I think we could make it work.

As long as it's cleanly separated. Although I would be much more happier if
genius did not require C++.

Polymorhism and inheritance is actually very simple (equally to C++ I think)
to achieve in C so that shouldn't be a problem.

If you cannot be swayed away from C++ however, I can't really refuse code :)


George Lebl <>
  The following implements RSA in perl and is illegal to export from the US:
          #!/bin/perl -sp0777i<X+d*lMLa^*lN%0]dsXx++lMlN/dsM0<j]dsj
          $/=unpack('H*',$_);$_=`echo 16dio\U$k"SK$/SM$n\EsN0p[lN*1
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