Re: Extreme memory usage for gnome-panel related apps

On Sun, 2007-12-02 at 16:07 +0000, jamie wrote:
> > If i'm correct (?) than the you write vala coding which is "converted"
> > to c coding and than compiled? if that's the case that your actually
> > writing a c program but just with a easier to understand and faster to
> > learn syntax?
> > 
> vala is a full programming language so in the future it may have a gcc
> backend that produces executable code directly. It has a lot of the
> features of c# and java and can also be debugged via gdb
> for now it cross compiles into c but its a mistake to assume its just
> syntactic sugar!

Indeed, remember that back in the days C++ just converted to C.

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