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The C++ Programming Language, Special Edition by New Jersey Stroustrup Bjarne AT&T Labs Murray Hill

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Appendix B. Compatibility

 

You go ahead and follow your customs, and I’ll follow mine.

 
 --C. Napier

Introduction

This appendix discusses the incompatibilities between C and C++ and between Standard C++ (as defined by ISO/IEC 14882) and earlier versions of C++. The purpose is to document differences that can cause problems for the programmer and point to ways of dealing with such problems. Most compatibility problems surface when people try to upgrade a ...

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