Interesting Quote

Stuart Jansen sjansen at buscaluz.org
Fri Aug 12 11:38:00 MDT 2005


On Fri, 2005-08-12 at 10:18 -0700, Jonathan Ellis wrote:
> Er, no.  A primary design goal of Java, that was largely delivered on,
> was to be more orthogonal (i.e., have Less Ways To Do It) than C++.

And then they discovered it was too restricted so the language had to be
modified in ways that now feel slightly unnatural in order to
accommodate reasonably frequent idioms.

-- 
Stuart Jansen                   e-mail/jabber: sjansen at buscaluz.org

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