Interesting read. But
> At the risk of predicting future fashion trends, which is rarely a good idea, I'll venture that objects are going to continue to be trendy for at least a few more decades.
Didn't really turn out right, did it? (Though in fairness, he did say making that prediction wasn't a good idea)
> I imagine [moving away from Object Oriented Programming is] a hard sell for lots of people.
Yeah, I certainly don't think OOP is going away any time soon—both because, as you say, it's a hard sell to lots of folks and because OOP really *is* the right abstraction for some problem spaces.
But, if we're talking about what's "trendy" in programming (as the 2006 post was), then I think the time of OOP being trendy is well in the past
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