[geeks] Oh my god...
Joshua D Boyd
jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu
Fri Nov 29 10:09:23 CST 2002
On Fri, Nov 29, 2002 at 11:06:33AM -0500, Dave McGuire wrote:
> >I don't know where C# is, but .NET is real for VB users and people who
> >want to write C++ code to be reused in VB.NET. There is great
> >from certain language camps since the CLR means that they can use the
> >favorite language more easily, however, their favorite language will be
> >bastardized by having to use MS's types. It seems that their .NET
> >might be resting somewhat on .NET server, which has been delayed yet
> Eh, I've never seen anything built with it. Not that I would,
> necessarily, but I haven't.
Yes, but we've also established that you haven't seen anything written
in VB. I expect that most new VB projects will be .NET projects in the
near future, and whether you've seen it or not, there are lots of
corporations doing VB development.
> >However, I still don't get what .NET is supposed to give us that the
> >combination of COM, DCOM, SOAP, and WSL didn't.
> Another acronym and another profit center for Microsoft, of course!
Joshua D. Boyd
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