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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"this entire thread is retarded."

Aside from the obvious (that Eiffel on GNOME probably isn't the best idea), this has been one of the more informational threads I've read/participated in on OSNews in quite some time. People actually managed to stay somewhat, we *can* all get along.

And +1 to bytecoder needing to register.

//EDIT: Fixed typo.

Edited 2005-11-27 22:41

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