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Project Coin: Solidarity with C++ Evolution

Joe Darcy points out some similarities in the history of Java and C++ in "Project Coin: Solidarity with C++ Evolution":

Recently I read with interest Bjarne Stroustrup's HOPL III paper Evolving a language in and for the real world: C++ 1991-2006. Despite the numerous technical differences between Java and C++, I was struck by some of the similarities in community involvement and expectations in the evolution of both languages. Selected excerpts from the paper are in block quotes below...

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