"Dave Held" <dave(dot)held(at)arrayservicesgrp(dot)com> writes:
> Yeah, that's good news too, though it definitely helps that
> Postgres is written in C. Most of the conformance improvements
> are in the C++ front-end and the C++ Standard Library. Still
> no export though. I personally believe that projects should
> move to C++ when possible, but I understand that there is still
> a perception that C is fundamentally faster.
I dunno about "fundamentally faster", but "fundamentally more stable"
I'd agree with. C++ has never recovered from being a moving target
for so long. For a project with any serious ambitions of portability,
it's a pretty risky choice.
regards, tom lane
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