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Re: [using gcc book] ch1 objective-c blurb
- From: Chris Devers <cdevers at pobox dot com>
- To: Matt Austern <austern at apple dot com>
- Cc: GCC list <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 00:04:30 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: [using gcc book] ch1 objective-c blurb
- References: <FD331A4E-D778-11D7-A831-000393B2ABA2@apple.com>
- Reply-to: Chris Devers <cdevers at pobox dot com>
On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Matt Austern wrote:
> On Monday, August 25, 2003, at 08:37 PM, Chris Devers wrote:
> > More importantly, based on another branch of this thread, I'm not sure
> > that the lack of a C intermediate is a significant assertion anyway.
> I don't think it is an interesting assertion. It's a true statement,
> but you can make lots of true and uninteresting statements about
> intermediate representations that the compiler doesn't have. (e.g.
> the C compiler doesn't use Fortran as an intermediate language.)
Great, you agree, but what then *would* be an interesting assertion?
If there's nothing interesting to say about GCC & ObjC in a paragraph,
how come Apple & NeXT seem to be so fond of it, eh? :)
Chris Devers firstname.lastname@example.org
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