Eiffel better than Python ?

gbreed at cix.compulink.co.uk gbreed at cix.compulink.co.uk
Wed Jul 4 13:04:08 CEST 2001


In article <3B420269.B3E1AB8C at Lugoj.Com>, JamesL at Lugoj.Com (James Logajan) 
wrote:

> If C had been recently invented, it would deserve *some* bashing. But 
> for
> something invented 30 years ago, it deserves no bashing. It was an 
> excellent
> portable language for machines of that era. And in the hands of a 
> competent
> programmer it is still an excellent tool.
> 
> As for C++, that deserves a moderate amount of bashing.

How about a more modern language, designed from scratch, that still had 
case sensitivity, no distinction between functions and procedures, and 
needed () to call a procedure without arguments.  Would that deserve 
bashing?

(c.f. <http://www.elj.com/cppcv3/s4/>)


                 Graham



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