digitalmars.D - "The Next Big Language" discussion is for brainless Kids
- dennis luehring <dl.soluz gmx.net> Oct 18 2010
You can't JUDGE a language by its features, consistency and community WITHOUT a descent scenario to prove it against and who drives the dicussions, even when a decent scenario is available? the big, never helping, always searching, non language really knowing crowd of young to old, semi pros for these ones is the Next Big Language always the one which solves the currenty problem, very easy, very fast and without thinking about it and they can only provide no-gos and gogos for every good or bad aspect of every language whats the main problem: if a big company is behind the language - the featureset is getting richt very fast and people will follow (no one choosed java in the first step becaus of beeing an standard and backed by SUN), the same goes to languages that are using an company driven languages backend all other languages are directly filling holes (like ruby or others where no competion is) D tries to "replace" languages where the competitiors are 1. very big -> there are similarities to java and c# so there a masses of non,half,fullstupid kids around helping to make (verbaly) D look bad 2. very old and long(term/time) competitiors like (asm),C,C++ where the main feeling is - there is no change to make things better here -> just do it complete different ...
Oct 18 2010