Can anyone recomend a good intoduction to C...
scarblac at pino.selwerd.nl
Thu Mar 8 08:05:03 CET 2001
Grant Edwards <grante at visi.com> wrote in comp.lang.python:
> Right! As in most software project failures, the problem lay
> in the requirements. If you ask for something with both the
> unsafe features required for backwards compatibility with C
> _plus_ all the bells and whistles they thought they needed for
> OO programming, there's no way you can end up with something
> that isn't an unholy mess. I think asking for a language that
> did both low-level stuff like C and OO stuff was a mistake.
I think Objective C is a nice language, a real good "C with OO". It's just
ANSI C with support for Smalltalk-style OO.
All this bloat added to C++ was not necessary for making an OO language.
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