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Re: Which ObjC2.0 features are missing in the latest GCC?


From: H. Nikolaus Schaller
Subject: Re: Which ObjC2.0 features are missing in the latest GCC?
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 17:55:33 +0100

> Am 22.11.2019 um 17:47 schrieb David Wetzel <address@hidden>:
> 
> Andreas is very right here.
> 
> Von meinem iPhone gesendet
> 
>> Am 22.11.2019 um 09:53 schrieb Andreas Fink <address@hidden>:
>> 
>> The developers hehre with 20 years+ experience will have no problem working 
>> around non ARC stuff and going backwords because we all know the  old way.
>> The youngsters out there however don't. If we want to get Gnustep into the 
>> modern area, we will need to be attractive to newcomes and this means 
>> keeping up with the modern API's etc. And gcc is miserably failing here.

That is why I propose a translator that can translate ARC ObjC 2.0 to ObjC 1.0 
which allows to be more independent of the compiler...
In earlier times there was a similar approach (POC?) to translate ObjC 1.0 to 
Standard C.


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