[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: FFMPEG code a mess

Måns Rullgård mru
Mon Sep 19 00:11:38 CEST 2005

G?bor Farkas <gabor at nekomancer.net> writes:

> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> G?bor Farkas <gabor at nekomancer.net> writes:
>>>Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>>>On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 01:50:22PM -0600, Mike Melanson wrote:
>>>>>Rich Felker wrote:
>>>>>>No, you're just a baka who can't read code.. The reason it's
>>>>>	Maybe we're being too hard on the sciatl.com guy. Based on his
>>>>>email and every OO/C++/Java FAQ I have ever read, I think a
>>>>>complete OO rewrite could magically solve every shortcoming that
>>>>>FFmpeg has. Indeed, it's high time for FFmpeg++.
>>>>java solves all problems you never realized where there at all, and
>>>>replaces them with problems you will never be able to forget
>>>please don't fall into the same mistake as the original poster
>>>(he thought that OOP is the only answer. don't think that OOP is
>>>always the wrong answer)
>> OOP is sometimes quite useful.  However, Java is always wrong.
> now this is a message where i cannot decide if it is truly your
> opinion (as suggestged by the first sentence) or a joke (as suggested
> by the second sentence) ;)
> if it's your opinion, why do you think that java's such a bad choice
> for an OOP language?

Java can be handy sometimes, but there are a few things that annoy me:

- Everything has to be an object.
- No unsigned types.
- The java.lang.Void class.

Have you ever used Java for anything serious?

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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