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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RE[6]: Bind me!
by ma_d on Sun 27th Nov 2005 05:03 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Bind me!"
ma_d
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Well there's not much point in calling it OO if everything is OO now is there?

From wikipedia:
"The idea behind object-oriented programming is that a computer program is composed of a collection of individual units, or objects, as opposed to a traditional view in which a program is a list of instructions to the computer."

It's still very vague, but I think there's a clear line which would let any reasonable individual see that some things are OO, and some things are not OO.

Anyway, you're running this off into a vague argument over nothing.

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