Generics are not CLS-Compliant. So?

I just read that generics will not be CLS-compliant in Whidbey, but they will be in Longhorn. While this may be concern for 3rd-party vendors who want their classes within their assemblies consumable from other languages like Nemerle, Eiffel, F#, and Python, I bet this won't even be an issue for most .NET developers. As I've always stated, learning other languages is always a beneficial thing, but my guess is over 97.56743819% of all .NET development is done in either C# or VB .NET. Since both of these languages will support generics, I don't see non-compilance causing too many problems.

* Posted at 06.22.2004 08:37:52 AM CST | Link *

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