from the yet-another-programm-language dept.
TDRighteo writes "OSNews is carrying a quick introduction to a programming language under development - D. Features include garbage collection, overrideable operators, full C compatibility, native compilation, inline assembler, and in-built support for unit testing and "Design by Contract". With all the discussion about the future of GNOME with Java/Mono, does D offer hope of a middle-road? Check out the comparison sheet."
"Only a brain-damaged operating system would support task switching and not
make the simple next step of supporting multitasking."
-- George McFry