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Paul Graham: What Languages Fix

Paul has an interesting article about describing languages:

Kevin Kelleher suggested an interesting way to compare programming languages: to describe each in terms of the problem it fixes.

I’d like to add to his list:

There should be a nice concise summary of Objective-C, but as I’ve been avoiding it I’ve struggled to come up with one. It doesn’t solve the problem of C being too low level. The closest I could get was that it added Object Oriented programming concepts to C.