Language wars (was Re: [oclug] Zed)
Francis J. A. Pinteric
linuxdoctor at linux.ca
Tue Mar 12 15:43:46 EST 2002
On Tue, 12 Mar 2002 13:30:19 -0500 (EST)
"David F. Skoll" <dfs at roaringpenguin.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Mar 2002, Michael P. Soulier wrote:
> > Java is mostly hype, with little delivered.
> Look out... them's fighting words...
> Although I happen to agree with you. I'll take Tcl over Java any day.
> It's open-source, just as "write-once-run-anywhere" as Java, if not
> more, and a heck of a lot easier to use. In my opinion, Tcl/Tk is one
> of the most under-rated open-source technologies.
I agree, although I think that it needs a bit of updated, especially the
Tk side. It's easy to write code quickly and if you're used to scripting
and like that style, it's a snap.
P.S. David you and are agreeing far too frequently lately.
"God is like a comedian playing to an audience that is afraid to laugh."
-- George Burns on Voltaire
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