[rescue] SunPro C/C++

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Tue Aug 19 14:49:50 CDT 2003

On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 11:55:02AM -0500, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> 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.

Err, well, perhaps I'm wrong.  I asked about C and C++, and was told to
buy some ProDev bundle for $695.   I don't have time to look up which
bundle it was at the moment.

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