On Wednesday 15 June 2005 14:07, Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:
> When I looked at functional programming languages, I too had the impression
> that they were great, but when it comes to writing software, I've found the
> breadth and quality of the available libraries is much more important.
>> For example, try writing a GNOME application in a functional language.
It really depends on what you're trying to write. For GUIs, obviously oop is
favorable, but when it comes to writing mathematical code, for simulations,
solving equations, or what ever, functional programming is the way to go.
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