[rescue] Mozilla Firefox

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Apr 22 12:49:59 CDT 2004

On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 01:18:45PM -0400, Kevin Loch wrote:
> Jochen Kunz wrote:
> >This is an other point. Use proper tools for a speciffic task. Somthing
> >like smalltalk for GUI applications, C for small non-GUI programms or
> >system software like an OS kernel.
> Or C for everything except simple scripts.  There is no application that
> shouldn't be written in plain old C.

I beg to differ.  I think C should be used to optimize when higher level
languages aren't adequate and assembly is not yet called for.  If you
can write your prototype in python and it is robust and fast enough, why
redo it in C?

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