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Java's C++

I would sell it that way to non-technical executives but not to anyone else.

I worked with someone who's a personal friend of Odersky and he's confident that Scala won't turn into C++. He described him as "way more scrupulous than Stroustrup".




I agree, but use that as a sell for why I think it's reasonable to use for business. It usually follows a technical discussion of it's benefits.

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It is too late for that.

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I have this sneaking suspicion that Scala has blown past C++ and is taking aim on Perl.

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