Python from Wise Guy's Viewpoint
mspight at dnai.com
Sat Oct 25 23:34:32 CEST 2003
"Joachim Durchholz" <joachim.durchholz at web.de> wrote in message news:bnejhq$hlv$1 at news.oberberg.net...
> absence of a good way to catch exceptions in C++ constructors (and,
> hence, that an exception thrown somewhere within a C++ constructor will
> almost inevitably leak memory)
Java nails this one.
> is worse than Java's ubiquitous need for
> But I also consider the unavailability of type inference in Java a
> "serious problem".
Me, too, sigh.
> Java is probably the inevitable next step in my career. Well,
> there are worse languages, that's what I always tell myself (and it
> almost suffices to calm me down...)
I got assigned to a Java project in 1996 and went kicking and
screaming. Within 3 months, I thought it was great. YMMV.
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