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[2]: Absolutely fantastic
by Ronald Vos on Sat 26th Nov 2005 23:56 UTC in reply to "RE: Absolutely fantastic"
Ronald Vos
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What do you mean by "object-oriented"? If you're talking about the C++/Java style of OOP, then this is more of a restriction than anything else.


Well, THAT's the thing: it's truly object oriented without any 'violations', unlike the aforementioned.

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