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

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Thu Jul 29 15:30:16 CEST 2004


Marek Baczyński wrote:

> Dnia Wed, 28 Jul 2004 19:53:48 -0400, Peter Hansen napisał(a):
> 
>>As near as I can figure, those who find Python has significant
>>advantages for many applications over Java and C++ will likely
>>feel the same way about C#, only more so.  Isn't it basically
>>a highly MS-centric remake of Java, but missing the very
>>cross-platform nature which has served Java (and Python) best?
> 
> Isn't it MS-centricity that serves C#? IMHO it's so popular (relatively)
> because MS backs it.

That's exactly what I thought, but clearly the OP thinks
differently or (it seems to me) he wouldn't be asking the question
he asked (or in the way he asked it).

-Peter



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