Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Jun 2012 11:17 UTC
Google While I sometimes see Dutch as an endangered language, reality is that with nearly 30 million speakers worldwide, we're actually doing pretty well. Sadly, this can't be said for the 3000 truly endangered languages of the world - nearly half of the world's total number of languages is on the verge of extinction, and with it, large amounts of human culture are in danger of disappearing forever. In collaboration with several universities and language institutions, Google has launched the Endangered Languages Project to document these languages - textually, visually, and auditorially.
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RE[4]: Darn!
by kwan_e on Fri 22nd Jun 2012 01:27 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Darn!"
kwan_e
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I have never looking into Ada, I have no idea what that language is like.


It's like a really more powerful/sensible version of Pascal, a hyper-strongly typed version of Python, and has a better template system than C++ and arguably a bit better with the low level stuff. It's a shame C++11 doesn't have concepts - because Ada's generics is miles ahead of C++.

* As people know, I prefer C++. Doesn't stop me from liking good features of other languages, unlike critics of C++.

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