- From: Joel Dillon <emily cornholio new ox ac uk>
- 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 22:42:21 +0100 (BST)
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++).
It's not so much a case of 'not supported' as hostile comments about
C++. There is a C++ binding of gtk - gtk-- - which is pretty good. But I
seem to remember wxWindows (a cross-platform C++ widget set which had a
gtk version) got a fair bit of flak.
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