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 Owen Anderson on Tue 20th Apr 2004 04:19 UTC

As far as I am aware, C++ was the first widely accepted language to use generics, and was definitely the first to make it a standard part of the programmer's arsenal (provided that various C void* tricks aren't really generic programming).