Re: Why GNOME uses C?

On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 16:52 +0200, Toady wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 18:22 +0400, Peter wrote:
> > Hello.
> > 
> > I also was very interested in this problem. So now, if I understand
> > correctly from the previous posts there are two main reasons:
> > 1. Historical reasons.
> > 2. More portable ABI.
> And because there are (were?) more developers who know C programming.

I wouldn't say there are more C developers overall, but Gnome is
certainly a self-selected group of developers that mainly prefer C.
(Many people that prefer C++ went to KDE)

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