Can a low-level programmer learn OOP?
python at jayloden.com
Tue Jul 17 23:44:51 CEST 2007
Steve Holden wrote:
> It took a little bit more careful planning to get Icon pattern-matching
> structures right, but there was much more explicit control of
> backtracking. I only wish they'd grafted more OO concepts into it, then
> I might never have bothered with Python! Someone did do an OO system
> layered on top of it, but IIRC it was clumsy and rebarbative.
OT, but I just wanted to say, "rebarbative" is my word of the day for today thanks to this post. I consider myself to have a reasonably comprehensive vocabulary but that's a new one for me, so I had to look it up after your post ;)
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