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That is the language Smile | :)

The person who made the Wikipedia article has completely overlooked a series of language details that distinguish it from other similar languages (such as the operator redefinition, overloading and naming, or some flow constructs). It looks like someone who knows C has picked up a Planc manual and reported on the things he could recognize... Smile | :)

Planc originated before the OO programming wave, so as a whole, it is not a modern, fully featured language. I wouldn't want to throw out C# and replace it with Planc. But I'd love to see some of the distinguishing features of Planc being incorporated into other languages.

Planc didn't need OO ... I learned OO programming when our University got hold of a very early C++ compiler that didn't generate binaries but K&R C source code that had to be compiled by an arbitrary C compiler in a second step. So we could study the class objects, the function tables etc. in plaintext.

Then I was an intern with Norsk Data (owner of the Planc language), and saw the source code of their "Sintran" OS, written in a mixture of assembler and a very low level language (almost like an assembler macro collection). There I found exactly the same structures as in the C++ generated code: Classes, subclasses, function tables ... The entire I/O system was designed as a scholary example of object oriented programming, but implemented in assembler rather than an OO language in the mid 1970s. Obviously, when Planc replaced assembler, they continued doing OOP "by hand".

I sometimes say to myself that I should spend some time adding to Wikipedia what I know, before it is forgotten. But after a few seconds of thought, I conclude: Naaah... Who cares? Nobody will read it, or if they do, they will say: That's old stuff, we've got something else nowadays! - Maybe, when I retire, if I am bored with nothing to do, I might consider it.
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