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Re: saving a URL/newbie rant

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 23 May 1996 14:51:11 -0400 (EDT)
To: LSH <lsh@lubrizol.com>
Cc: www-lib@w3.org
Message-Id: <Pine.3.89.9605231417.A24615-0100000@www18>
>       The things that baffled me the most was that the library was written
> is pseudo-C++.  The docs spoke of methods and objects when in all actuality
> there were none!  I really wished that the library WAS written in C++.

Due to popular demand (read outcry), I wrote a description of the C++ in
C encapsulation scheme used in the library. Please see
http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/Library/User/Platform/Style.html

> Why in the age of Object-Oriented revolution, when most of algorithms
> and design methods are developped using some kind of OO methods, would
> you choose a non-OO language and try your darnest to make it look like
> an OO one?

And for my 2 cents: Object-Oriented is an approach, not a language. :)

-eric
Received on Thursday, 23 May 1996 14:51:16 GMT

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