Thursday, November 17, 2011

Dave Thomas Splash Video

Microsoft's Channel 9 did interviews of a number of people at Splash. Here's the one with Dave Thomas of OTI/VisualAge/Eclipse/Bedarra fame. Dave is always worth listening to. Teaser quote

"Q: ...what's the state of object-oriented programming today in your mind?

  A: Well, I think that the state is that it's commercially immensely successful, but practically I think it's a disaster.  ...  I don't think we really understood how difficult it is for people to do abstraction"