Kevin A. Burton
Sat Dec 29 15:05:48 PST 2001
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Adam Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> email@example.com (Kevin A. Burton) writes:
> > C# sucks... why duplicate Java?
> Because Java sucks _more_. C# is very clearly a Java ripoff, but it's somewhat
> closer to what I'd consider a pleasant language to be; for instance, it's got
> function references (including Python-style bound methods)
I have never needed a function reference in Java! Give me an example of an
application that you can't write in Java which needs function references.
> and operator overloading,
Since when is operator overloading good?
> and they've got some interesting stuff like the special syntax for accessors.
> I'm not using C# or the CLR, though, since that would mean using a standard
> library designed by Microsoft---and as much as I'd like to have a single
> backend into which I could plug all the languages I like to use, I don't think
> I could last very long against such monstrosities as "guiObject += listener",
> Hungarian naming and lack of layout objects in their GUI (heck, even Sun got
> that one right).
Kevin A. Burton ( firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org )
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