No Language Lower than C++

6/23/2004 8:30:28 AM

No Language Lower than C++

C++/CLI has a slogan that "there is no language lower than C++," not even IL. C++ aims to express anything that is permissible in IL. I was actually dubious of this claim, until I started reading Nishant S's 2nd article in CodeProject via Sonu Kapoor. Among other things, C++/CLI has the ability to, for example, override a virtual method using another method of a different name.

 

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