Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 21:25:46 +0100 From: Szabolcs Nagy <nsz@...t70.net> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Summary of 1.0 marketing plan/scheme/nefarious plot from IRC. * Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> [2012-11-30 14:05:26 -0500]: > On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 03:29:31PM +0100, Luca Barbato wrote: > > HarfBuzz isn't that strange not-quite-C++-yet-C++ franken-library? > > Bleh, it looks like it was converted to C++ at some point. This is a > major disappointment. Add "opentype interpreter" to the list of core > system components that need to be replaced... Fortunately, I think > this is something that can be done in at most a couple thousand lines > of C. > > .. WTF. On looking at it again, it seems to be C source with .cc > extension on all the source files. No idea what they were thinking. > I'd be interested in hearing the story on this. > it seems it has extern c interface but internally it uses methods and some templates (i didnt see constructors, destructors, exceptions nor any libstdc++ dependency so it's mostly c with minor c++ syntax sugar)
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