[rescue] Mozilla Firefox

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Apr 23 09:03:40 CDT 2004

On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 05:10:00PM -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:

> Although... some OO techniques are pretty easy in C.  In fact, with just
> a few changes, C could do about 90% of what is worthwhile in C++.

Or better yet, probably a higher still percent of what is worthwhile in
ObjC.  :)
> Worse, I've seen professors try to alleviate this by putting O(n)
> notation on top of object code, which is blindly stupid.  O(n) isn't
> always accurate even at the level of C.  All bets are off on the highly
> overloaded reality of Java or C++.

Err, why isn't O notation acurate at the level of C?  I wasn't aware
that it was ever non-applicable.

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