Devoted my life to programming...
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Prototypes only seem to follow one of the three properties of C++ friend classes.
C++ Friendship isn't commutative: If class A is a friend of class B, class B is not a friend of class A.
C++ Friendship isn't transitive: If class A is a friend of class B and class B is a friend of class C, class A is not a friend of class C.
C++ Friendship isn't inherited: A friend of class Base is not a friend of class Derived. if Base is a friend of class A, Derived is not a friend of Class A.
From now on a large part of your life will be spent finding and correcting your own mistakes.
And if you are lucky and land yourself a good job, a whole lot more time will be spent finding and correcting other people's mistakes.
That has to be good, no?
Originally Posted by brewbuck:
Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.