I thought that, in 2014, it was just taken for granted that Objective-C needs to be replaced. I thought that we were all on the same page.
That's what I thought, but I was wrong.
So here we go again.
This all started, for me, when I first listened to Hypercritical episode 14: A Dark Age of Objective-C. Not everyone has time to listen to a podcast, so I'm going to do my best to do justice to John Siracusa's argument here.
The premise is that programming language abstraction increases ov...