Subject: Re: My $0.02 about scripting
From: Mike Meyer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jun 30 2000 - 16:03:34 CDT
MichaŽl Wong writes:
> In my opinion, you guys should try to go to version 1.0 of Abiword before
> arguing about what language to use.
In my opinion, we shouldn't be arguing about what language to use, we
should choose a technology that lets us use many languages.
> Who are the users of abiword? Mostly secretaries of programmers?
> If secretaries, than some kind of simple language, like basic. If
> programmers, than something like java or another C++ derived language.
> After all, you all are C++ programmers here, aren't you?
Nope. C++ combines the worst features of C and OO programming. I fix
bugs in other people's C++ programs, but don't write it if I can avoid
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