[Geany-devel] OT replace c++ - Re: project build dialog - Re: [ANNOUNCE] gproject - yet another geany project plugin

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Thu Jun 10 13:23:21 UTC 2010

On 10 June 2010 21:03, Nick Treleaven <nick.treleaven at btinternet.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Jun 2010 11:44:24 +0200
> Jiří Techet <techet at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > And you program in C++ !! I'd have thought overriding some entries
>> > only would be easy to understand :-)
>> Yes, but I didn't say I like C++ - I don't. The language is made in a
>> completely wrong way. Unfortunately the fact is that it's one of the
>> most wide-spread "low-level" OO languages with lots of libraries
>> existing for it and programs written in it. But I really hope that one
>> day it gets replaced by something like go:
>> http://golang.org/
> Go is not a good replacement for C++, try D. Some people say Go is a
> good replacement for C.

And some people say that it has sadly made some decisions that prevent
it being that, but with Google behind it it may succeed anyway, after
all C succeeded for non technical reasons.

And some say C++ is best replaced by functional languages, if only I
could get my head around tail calls.


> Regards,
> Nick
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