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What features C++ has, but Java is missing

Jane Somerfield
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Point, destructor, template?
Any more?
Ron Newman
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True multi-dimensional (e.g. rectangular) arrays
Pointers to primitive data types
Pointers to functions
Pointers to methods
Multiple inheritance
Functions that take variable numbers of arguments (especially the printf and scanf families)
Call-by-reference parameters
Operator overloading

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Norm Miller
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enums and unions ( although there are Java work-arounds for these )
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Gregg Bolinger
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I think "missing" is a bad word to use. I think the statement should be "What features C++ has, but JAVA doesn't need."
I get tired of people comparing languages like this.

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