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Objective-C++

It’s a real language! This exists! Someone thought this would be a good idea! Plus sign and minus sign in the same programming language name, yes, yes!!

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@tost “Objective-C++ without the C”

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@tost 2 Python 2 Objective

@ashfurrow Introducing my new console video game programming language: ++--<><>BA

@ashfurrow Also: “if you think the name’s bad, you should see the syntax”

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IIRC, the main reason for it was easier integration of C++ code with Objective-C. So you could do stuff like use C++ libs that are 80% header without needing to write C glue.

cursed programming language 

@ashfurrow Objective Lisp over Rust++

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@ashfurrow Enough is enough.

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@ashfurrow The worst part is that it steals the .m extension from more widely used matlab/octave. I actually hit this today...

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@bremner I agree – “iMplementation” is a terrible justification

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@ashfurrow Worse: Swift++. They have C++ interop now, which is like putting two dominatrices in a dungeon with the dev, who just wanted to code not get whipped.

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@ashfurrow Here's a cursed language I'd like: Objective Aspect PharoLisp.

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@ashfurrow Use Objectivism-C! Whoever can buy the most bytes in the limited resource of RAM wins!

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@ashfurrow 2 steps forward one step back.

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