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- From: "Jerome Vuarand" <jerome.vuarand@...>
- Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 14:42:01 -0400
Topic changed, I changed the mail title :)
In my opinion, syntax doesn't matter much. It matters in small companies
and projects for the reason that it's easier to find C programmers than
smart programmers that could learn a new language.
corporations, and the simple reason is that there is no internationnal
It's a rather general human tendancy to trust only what is alike
(there's even a name for it but it would certainly start a flame war).
Big corporations only trust big corporations. For that reason anything
not coming from ISO, ECMA, or another consortium/expert group/industrial
association cannot have a chance. The people who decide in those
companies do not have the slightiest clue about what is good or not on a
technical point of view.
So when you mix incompetent technical directors/programming leads with
big-company style management, rational arguments can't win.
My 2 cents :-)