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Colin

>Today the same lecturer again claimed that Java is the result of
>cherrypicking from Smalltalk; C++; and Ada.

I don't know much about Smalltalk personally, but as far as I was aware, the
only thing Java took from Smalltalk was that everything inherited from a single
class, in Java's case called Object. But then they went and spoiled it all by
having primitive types that weren't of any class like int, float etc.

John



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