C would be a motorcycle. Popular with tinkerers and performance enthusiasts - who will tell you
that it is only dangerous if you don't take the proper safety precautions, often while nursing
a fresh injury.
| PHP was your first car. It was really easy to get started with, and it was a great way to
get around. It had some ... idiosyncrasies that made it a pain in the ass, sometimes,
but you still remember it fondly. "The ashtray smells like cheese." "Yeah, it just does
| C++ is the same motorcycle from before, but with a fridge strapped to the top. You can
do anything you want, with fridgebike. It has every feature you will ever need - and
so easy to use! Fridgebike. Shh... fridgebike.
That's a 1972 Honda CB750, a 1995 Toyota Tercel, and a 1983 General Electric Fridge
The year is 2038.
C++ now has every feature from every programming language.
Nobody has voluntarily used C++ for over 17 years.
You're free to use whatever subset you like, so long as you're okay with every other C++ programmer using whatever subset THEY like. C++ programmers don't like to share.