[Tutor] btree problems

Todd Martin TMartin@megapath.net
Wed, 15 Mar 2000 15:46:28 -0800

It's still OOP, you can do the same in C++, that doesn't mean C++ isn't OOP.


-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Star [mailto:danstar@execpc.com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2000 3:40 PM
Cc: tutor@python.org
Subject: Re: [Tutor] btree problems

Delphi is not pure OOP.  You can still write structured non-OOP code.


Hans Nowak wrote:
> On 15 Mar 00, at 13:27, Todd Martin wrote:
> > I would actually consider Delphi a better learning language and stepping
> > stone into OOP. [...]
> Hmm, I'm not so sure about that... We have a lot of cool application
> programmers at my office, working with Delphi, but they don't know jack
> about OOP. I think this is because Delphi lets you get away with only
> *using* the already existing objects and components. It doesn't
> particularly encourage you to create or derive new classes, and in this
> respect I don't see the benefits of Delphi over Python.
> On the other hand, Delphi is of course an excellent example about what you
> can do with OOP... Maybe someday such a system will also be available for
> Python. Preferably affordable. ;-)
> --Hans Nowak (zephyrfalcon@hvision.nl)
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