copy on write

Jecel Mattos de Assumpcao Jr. jecel at
Wed Apr 6 01:07:48 UTC 1994

> >> perhaps easier to read is:
> >> 
> >> "new point"
> >
> >The problem with this is that we are back where we started: you are
> >more likely to accidently omit a word rather than add one. Omitting
> >"new" in your suggestion is as bad as forgetting "copy" now.
> Nonsense. The suggested mechanism means that globals need no longer be
> a parent slot of lobby. Omitting "new" gets you an error.

Ok. That's an idea. You have to say "globals point" to get to
the prototype, right? I hadn't noticed you made globals into
a non-parent slot.

- Jecel

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