[self-interest] embedding based prototype languages

James McCartney asynth at io.com
Mon Sep 30 23:42:37 UTC 2002

Thank you for your informative responses.

On Monday, September 30, 2002, at 03:37  PM, Jecel Assumpcao Jr wrote:

> Sure, but then it becomes a delegating language instead of an embedding
> one, right? Note that you might not be able to fully emulate delegation
> without some language support  - in "real" delegation the value of self
> is the receiver of the original message, not the receiver of the
> delegated one.

Yes, however in Obliq you do have a way to explicitly do "real" 
delegation to another object.

> Kevo itself (for the Mac) was posted to this list a month or two ago. I
> have not had much luck finding papers about it. "On the Notion of
> Inheritance" is interesting, if you haven't already read it:
>   http://www.csee.umbc.edu/331/resources/papers/Inheritance.pdf

No I hadn't seen that. Thanks.

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