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Re: Y Store now C++

Michael Vanier wrote:

>Why not just make this behavior deprecated?  Then anyone who uses "foo" for
>both a function and a variable name will see a warning message and will
>know what to change.  This strategy has worked well for other languages
>(java, python come to mind).
Oh, Java has in fact made some incompatible changes, and they have come 
under tremendous
criticism for it.  People have said that Java just can't be used for 
serious work because of what
any of us might consider a few little incompatible changes here and 
there from release to release.
(There was just an internal memo leaked out of Sun that talked about 
this problem.)