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Re: [ProgSoc] The Bad meets The Ugly?
On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 04:04:23PM +1000, Nigel Sheridan-Smith wrote:
> What was ever so bad about Eiffel? The tools, compiler, etc I would
> say. The language itself is quite good and very powerful/flexible.
except for the proceedure / function dichotomy which makes the
language basically useless for hard core systems developement because
it makes it very hard to do concurrency and hardware management.. at
least with something like C you can choose when you want to break the
rules, eiffel gives you no choice (which can be both good and bad).
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