A non-proprietary object-oriented programming
language that is distributed under the GPL
license. Sather was originally based on Eiffel
, but now incorporates ideas and approaches from several languages
. The language is most commonly described as one that attempts to be as efficient as C
, or FORTRAN
, and as elegant and safe as Eiffel
and supports higher order functions as well as Common Lisp
, or Smalltalk
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