On Nov 29, 2004, at 11:37 AM, Stephen Leake wrote:
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> I don't see the "big trouble".


The big trouble is our ability as a community to answer.

Some other things that come to my mind as answers:

The ability to teach modern software concepts such as tasks using
language constructs.
Flexibility of the languages object model to allow for teach multiple
different approaches to Object Oriented development and design.

David Botton