On Wed, 12 Mar 1997, Joe Matuscak wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Mar 1997, Marcus J. Ranum wrote:
> > is pure insanity. What I'd love to C is a language (maybe C-?)
> > that has the structure of C, but with garbage collection, strong
> > typing, cross-module link-time type checking, cross-module
> > link-time parameter checking, edit-time syntax checking, runtime
> > toggle-able array subscript checking, incremental linking, and
> > structure member hiding. The problem with such an environment
> > is that all the lousy programmers out there would hate it
> > because they already have too many bad habits from C.
> Sounds rather like Pascal, eh? :-)
Since when did Pascal get all that stuff? Try Oberon.
William Burrow -- Fredericton Area Network, New Brunswick, Canada
Copyright 1997 William Burrow
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