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Re^2: C/C++ are dying too!

by jplindstrom (Monsignor)
on Apr 25, 2008 at 23:59 UTC ( #682958=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: C/C++ are dying too!
in thread C/C++ are dying too!

Your reasoning about D stands, but you should also consider that "languages that could replace C" also includes Java and the common dynamic languages, for a lot of programs that shouldn't have been written in C in the first place.


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Re^3: C/C++ are dying too!
by BrowserUk (Patriarch) on Apr 26, 2008 at 00:13 UTC

    Point taken, but I was thinking of "languages that could replace C" in the sense of those that could replace what C can do, rather than what people do with C.

    For example, be the language of choice used to implement "Java and the common dynamic languages". I've a funny feeling that Java is written in C++, but the point holds.

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Re^3: C/C++ are dying too!
by Anonymous Monk on Apr 26, 2008 at 07:15 UTC
    Java can't replace C

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