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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Nit

From: Colin Walters
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Nit
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2003 18:52:31 -0400

On Sat, 2003-10-18 at 18:22, Mark A. Flacy wrote:
> >>>>> "Colin" == Colin Walters <address@hidden> writes:
> Colin> 
> Colin> Different languages are good at different things.  For example, if
> Colin> you wanted to implement the above using GTK+, you really want to use
> Colin> an object-oriented programming style.  Doing anything nontrivial
> Colin> with a GUI in a procedural manner is just painful.  If we
> Colin> artificially restrict the tla extension libraries to say Scheme
> Colin> (which lacks OO features), then we've also restricted the classes of
> Misinformation alert:  Scheme certainly can have OO features; Guile does.

But I said "Scheme", not "Guile".  You will note there are no OO
features in R5RS.

> Which doesn't take much from the main point of "Different languages are
> good at different things." 


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