Kubuntu a dist in crisis?

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Tue Oct 27 17:34:26 GMT 2009


Chris Jones wrote:

>>      Personally if developers want more people to be involved they really
>>      need
>> to skip out of the bastardization that is C++ and/or the systems level
>> language that is C and move more towards application level languages like
>> Python/Ruby/Perl (yes, the order shows my preference) where a large
>> portion of the steps between 1 and 2 are simplified.
> 
> I sincerely hope this never ever happens ... Python/Ruby/Perl are not,
> and never will, be replacements for C/C++ IMHO

If we ever reach the point where CPU & IO speed increase faster than 
software bloat, perhaps it would make some sense.  For now, it makes no 
sense for anything but user-interface level code to use interpreted 
languages.
-- 
derek




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