lies about OOP

Paul McGuire ptmcg at austin.rr._bogus_.com
Wed Dec 15 02:02:08 CET 2004


"Martijn Faassen" <faassen at infrae.com> wrote in message
news:PcLvd.96252$lN.45814 at amsnews05.chello.com...
> Paul McGuire wrote:
> [snip]
> > I would characterize the 80's as the transitional decade from structured
> > programming (which really started to hit its stride when Djikstra
published
> > "Use of GOTO Considered Harmful") to OOP, and that OOP wasn't really
> > "joyful" until the early-to-mid 90's.
>
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<snip - it's "Dijkstra" not "Djikstra", you dolt! :)>

Yikes!  (or better, "Jikes!" or even "Yijkes!"?) - my bad.
And he was on faculty at UT right here in Austin, too.

Red-faced-ly yours -
-- Paul





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