[self-interest] Aspect oriented and self
David.Ungar at Sun.COM
Wed Aug 21 22:39:13 UTC 2002
Amen! Good support for factoring, inheritance, polymorphism, blocks
seem to go a long way
(in my opinion).
Of course there is more than one way to abstract a program,
but that doesn't mean one needs a whole new programming language
(the "stitcher" can be regarded as just another compiler) to do it.
On Wednesday, August 21, 2002, at 01:14 AM, Thorsten Dittmar wrote:
> On 8/20/02 10:04 PM, "Janina Rubacha" <janinarubacha at yahoo.com.ar>
>> I´d like to know if there is somebody working in
>> aspect with Self, thanks, Janina
> I don't do it and I think it is even unnecessary in languages like
> self or
> also Smalltalk, for Java it is some else. Can you explain why you are
> looking for that? Is it just because you want to know how it is
> in self or is it because you think AOP is really helpful for self?
> I'm asking because I followed the discussion about AOP over years and
> I had
> always the feeling that it solves problems that a good designed
> does not have. Maybe this is not 100% correct - so let me say, it
> problems by adding a new mechanism (additional complexity, effort to
> source of error, etc.) that a good designed language can solve with the
> build in mechanisms with only a little bit of additional effort.
> For example, Self has mixins and dynamic inheritance with this two
> mechanisms you can solve a lot of the AOP stuff.
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