[PyKDE] Interesting quote relevant to scripting KDE
jbublitz at nwinternet.com
Tue Oct 10 16:58:40 BST 2006
From this article (link from /.):
Q: What do you think will be the next big thing in computer programming?
X-oriented programming, y language, quantum computers, what?
A. (Linus Torvalds) I don’t think we’ll see a „big jump”. We’ve seen a lot of
tools to help make all the everyday drudgery easier - with high-level
languages and perhaps the integration of simple databases into the language
being the main ones. But most of the buzz-words have been of pretty limited
For example, I personally believe that „Visual Basic” did more for programming
than „Object-Oriented Languages” did. Yet people laugh at VB and say it’s a
bad language, and they’ve been talking about OO languages for decades.
And no, Visual Basic wasn’t a great language, but I think the easy DB
interfaces in VB were fundmantally more important than object orientation is,
The article is responses to questions from some well-known programmers
(including Guido van Rossum, Linus, Bjarne Stroustrupand James Gosling) -
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