Importance of C# (was Re: IronPython-0.6 is now available!)

John johng2001 at rediffmail.com
Fri Jul 30 09:01:37 CEST 2004


"Neal D. Becker" <ndbecker2 at verizon.net> wrote in message news:<mailman.921.1091114694.5135.python-list at python.org>...
> After reading a tutorial on c#, I see immediately that it has all the
> features that I disliked in Java.
> 
> 1) Everything is derived from "Object"
> 2) Some things have value semantics, some have reference
> 3) No multiple inheritance
> 
> I'm not sure about 2 others:
> 
> 4) No serious generic programming support
> 5) Only OO supported:
> 
> (This is HelloWorld is C#.  Is this actually different than HelloWorld in
> java???)
> 
> using System;
> public class HelloWorld
> {
>     public static void Main()
> 
>     {
>         // This is a single line comment
> 
>         Console.WriteLine("Hello World! From Softsteel Solutions");
>     }
> }

I just posted a message. But reading the above post again, I note that
Neal was talking about Java, the language. Not Java, the platform. My
comments were mostly on the platform.



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