Re: [NY Times] Why wait for the Y2K problem?

Kragen Sitaker (
Sat, 19 Dec 1998 23:20:10 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 18 Dec 1998, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> Sure enough, new issue of C/C++ Users Journal, page 83: "Uncaught
> Exceptions: Party Like It's 1999."

How is that magazine? I've enjoyed Plauger's books (back to Elements
of Programming Style) but I haven't been real impressed with the couple
of issues of CUJ I've looked at.

They just seem . . . novicish. Obviously, Plauger doesn't write the

Interesting bit of Plauger trivia: Microsoft Visual C++ 5.0's C++
library includes at least one file labeled "Copyright P. J. Plauger."

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