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From: David Grove
May 2, 2001 14:23
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> > am seeing some similarities between some of the proposed goals of
> > Perl 6 and the .NET platform.
> > . . . many things in .NET have been discussed similarly here.
> That's because .NET attempts to address real-world issues.
> The goals of .NET are not evil in and of themselves, you know.
Depends on whether you believe MS marketing. Once you dig through all the
manure, you end up with some pretty basic concepts -- a new COM, the
realization that C++ cause problems with mixed languages, and Microsoft's
desperation to do something remotely interesting for a change (still waiting
for "something original for a change").