Linked by Owen Anderson on Mon 19th Apr 2004 05:43 UTC
General Development For years the development scene has been dominated by the C family of languages, primarily C itself and its immediate successor C++. Recent years have given rise to other C-descendents, however, such as Sun's Java and Microsoft's C#.
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Re: Generics
by anonymous on Tue 20th Apr 2004 02:47 UTC

>While C++ pioneered in generic programming

Does the author really believe that? I think Ada and Eiffel and several languages had them first. I don't think Soustroup stressed them until the 2nd version of C++

Anybody want to clear up the history of C++ and generics/templates?