|[10 earlier articles]|
|Re: compiler writing as a career? firstname.lastname@example.org (2004-06-21)|
|Re: compiler writing as a career? email@example.com (A Pietu Pohjalainen) (2004-06-21)|
|Re: compiler writing as a career? firstname.lastname@example.org (Sander Vesik) (2004-06-25)|
|Re: compiler writing as a career? email@example.com (2004-06-26)|
|Re: compiler writing as a career? firstname.lastname@example.org (glen herrmannsfeldt) (2004-06-26)|
|Re: compiler writing as a career? email@example.com (Brandon J. Van Every) (2004-06-26)|
|Re: compiler writing as a career? Kevin.Andre@pandora.be (Kevin André) (2004-06-28)|
|From:||"Kevin André" <Kevin.Andre@pandora.be>|
|Date:||28 Jun 2004 19:57:58 -0400|
|References:||04-06-015 04-06-021 04-06-049|
|Posted-Date:||28 Jun 2004 19:57:58 EDT|
> Just we had to stop before it really was finished. The problem is that
> hardly anyone is willing to spend money on a new programming language
> this days. So I can not see any way to produce a new language which
> makes economcal sense. Well it definitly has made sense for Sun to
> work on Java. But how many millions (billions?) have been spend on
> it's development?
It's also very hard to come up with a new language that is much better
than the ones that already exist. And if a new language is not
significantly better than the ones there already are, then probably
(almost) nobody will learn it.
> I can not name one new programming language in the last 10 years which
> has brought up a new company like Borland. Feel free to correct me
> about this.
Can a new language bring up a new company?
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