- From: Andreas Kostyrka <andreas rainbow studorg tuwien ac at>
- To: Miguel de Icaza <miguel nuclecu unam mx>
- cc: lyndon kcbbs gen nz, gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: C++
- Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 21:08:06 +0200 (CEST)
On Tue, 21 Apr 1998, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> Hello Lyndon,
> > I have no problem with people using their, but the amount of
> > anti-C++ rhetoric on this list (ie "C++ doesn't need to be
> > supported" style comments) will end up pushing some developers away
> > from Gnome (especially when KDE is IMHO overly pro-C++).
Actually, KDE being C++ centric has pushed me the GNOME way :)
> I think you have not been paying attention to the discussion.
> People have discussed the merits/non-merits of C++. But I can not
> remember a single time where someone could have suggested that C++
> should not be supported.
Exactly. (I think masochism is in all places legal :) )
> GNOME since the very beginning has tried to be as multi-lingual as
And keep it this way. It's a huge benefit over KDE. :)
> The GNOME sources include C++ code right now.
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