From: John P. Looney (Kate) (jplooney-ilug at domain online.ie)
Date: Tue 11 Jul 2000 - 16:53:37 IST
On Tue, Jul 11, 2000 at 04:38:04PM +0100, Smelly Pooh mentioned:
> > Don't trust interpreted ones ;)
> OK, why OO then? :) I thought you were always one of those people who didn't
> believe in it? Are you looking to learn a language just for fun (I assume so
> considering the choice of TOM) or do you want to actually get payed doing it?
No - I don't like C++ - I've been using incr TCL (OO TCL) a lot this
year, and love it. When I'm writing C, I always write in an OO manner..
> > The main reason is that I can compile a program with the latest version
> > of the compiler, and send it to someone, and as long as they have the same
> > basic libs as I do, that's cool.
> Assuming you mean native compilable as opposed to byte-code compilable
> wouldn't you need to worry about architecture then? (possibly even lib
Exactly. I don't like telling people "have the interpreter" etc.
> I think you may have been stung by that particular TCL problem, there aren't
> really any other interpretters that require more than one version these days
> for compatibility reasons or otherwise.
Other things like bugfixes in it's charset support etc. too.
-- The words of the unwary are apt to cause needless pain and bloody violence. - Zen Master Greg
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