[oclug] Quote Wars: was C++: was Zed
Michael P. Soulier
michael.soulier at rogers.com
Tue Mar 12 15:20:15 EST 2002
On 12/03/02 Dan Cardamore did speaketh:
> While you're smacking out quotes, I heard a really good one about C#.
> "It's like getting mustard after dinner."
> - Adam Kolawa
> He's basically saying that C# is too little too late. Java can do what
> C# can do pretty much.. and the way this thread is going, people don't
> like Java.
> Of course C# is supposed to be platform independant. It isn't yet (only
> available on win2k), but MS promises to have it available on other
> platforms including linux. Should we start taking bets now? :)
The problem is that MS never succeeded because their products were
superior. Their marketting has always been better, and I'm already seeing
those dumb .NET commercials. Suits like MS, and for some inane reason they
keep making technical decisions that they're not qualified for.
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