[rescue] SunPro C/C++

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Tue Aug 19 11:55:02 CDT 2003

On Tue, 19 Aug 2003, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:

> But, if for some reason you don't care about fortran (say because every
> bit of $$$ saved counts and you don't actually use fortran anyway, other
> than as a curiosity), SGI's is cheaper at $700.

MIPSpro is down to $350/language?  Last I checked it was $600.  Remember
that SGI sells their C and C++ compilers separately, and they do a very
good job of making sure that their implementation of C++ isn't a perfect
superset of C, so the casual programmer really does need both.

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