Leonard Rosenthol on Thu, 4 Jul 2002 13:07:08 -0400

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Re: [PLUG] Pascal?

At 12:42 PM -0400 7/4/02, gabriel rosenkoetter wrote:
Ummm... way to weird for whom, Len? For you? It certainly seems
perfectly sane, what I've used of it under NeXTStep.

For most C/C++ programmers...

As for use in Mac OS X, I'd love to know that was true, but I
somehow doubt it. Objective C just isn't taken seriously.

See my previous message - but yes, Objective C IS THE language for development of native applications for Mac OS X using the "Cocoa" framework - which is basically an updated NeXTStep class library. It even has all the same names (NSString, etc.).

I want some of what those C people were smoking, because it must be
pretty potent stuff. This is clearly the compiler's job, not the

Agreed, however in the old days compilers weren't as smart as they are today...

If your compiler's too dumb to do that, go fix it.

May not be possible if you a) don't have the source b) don't have the specs for the output files (.obj, .o, .a, whatever) c) etc.

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