From: Mark Harrison <markh@us...> - 2000-10-28 08:10:46
John Ousterhout <ouster@...> wrote:
> After I sent my message last night I had the same thought myself. If
> we bundle [incr Tcl], it should just become part of the core: there
> should be no need to say "package require ..." to get the "class"
> command. If you think about the arguments in favor of bundling ("Tcl
> isn't serious about OO", etc.) keeping the appearance that [incr Tcl]
> is a separate package will still leave us vulnerable to these criticisms
> ("they ship it with the core, but you can't use it unless you do extra
> work; no, Tcl *still* isn't serious about OO").
I had discussed this with Michael previously, and we were concerned
with the memory footprint and "better dead than incr'ed" arguments.
It would certainly be a great way to tell people that use OO
"Tcl is worth investigating". And it compares very strongly against
both perl and python.
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