[Oberon] Just Starting With Oberon2

Chris Burrows chris at cfbsoftware.com
Sat Mar 25 00:52:44 CET 2006

> From: oberon-bounces at lists.inf.ethz.ch
> [mailto:oberon-bounces at lists.inf.ethz.ch]On Behalf Of John Drake
> Sent: Saturday, 25 March 2006 9:28 AM
> To: ETH Oberon and related systems
> Subject: Re: [Oberon] Just Starting With Oberon2
> > 1. Is Oberon still being actively developed?
> Oh.  That's a LOADED question.  Ok, ETH is
> actively (pardon the pun) developing "Active"
> Oberon AKA "BlueBottle".  It's compiler is a
> superset of Oberon-0.  (Read it's not Oberon-2
> compatible, though there are...or there at
> least HAVE been ways around that.)

ETH is also actively developing 'Zonnon', which, as far as I can tell, is a
superset of Oberon-2. It includes active objects, and also resurrects a
basic form of the Pascal Read and Write statements and the 'definition' and
'implementation' pairs and enumerated types from Modula-2.


Chris Burrows
CFB Software

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