Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 26th Nov 2005 17:02 UTC, submitted by Megatux
Gnome "I followed the debate about a successor for the C/C++ combination as the primary language for developing the GNOME core desktop platform very closely last month. There has been discussion about a number of options. What I would like to do on this page is give an overview how a probably less well-known language might be a viable compromise as a C/C++ successor. This language is called Eiffel and exists for over a decade. Eiffel takes the principle of Object-Oriented programming to its extremes and, as a consequence, is a very easy to learn language."
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"But, if you want to write fast, sloppy code without planning too much or thinking too much about it, then by all means use C/C++ or your favorite... "

Somehow I get the impression that the poster would have problems fitting into the XP methadology. Too "borg-like". Oh well, as they say on Slashdot. ADAPT OR DIE!.

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