digitalmars.D - [OT] clueless about history
- Georg Wrede <georg.wrede nospam.org> Nov 19 2006
What do these have in common? - Existing D features - templates - OO by struct like objects - exceptions - automatic memory management - New features proposed intermittently on this list - yield statement - multiple assignment x,y = foo(); - iterators All this comes actually from an ancient computing language called CLU. Barbara Liskov and her students created this language in the mid-1970s at the MIT.
Nov 19 2006