Re: Why GNOME uses C?

On 31 May 2005, at 19:07, Carlos Eduardo Rodrigues Diógenes wrote:

The GNOME Desktop is object oriented? Why it don't use a programming language that support this paradigm???

Doesn't answer your question, but my university lecturers always told us that object oriented programming isn't a language, it's a state of mind. To prove the point, one of them made us write object-oriented programs in 68000 assembler :)


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