[self-interest] prioritized multiple inheritance?
J. Baltasar García Perez-Schofield
jbgarcia at uvigo.es
Tue Jun 22 15:47:00 UTC 2010
> I'm new to Self, so sorry for maybe a stupid question.
> I have read "Parents are shared parts of objects: inheritance and
> encapsulation in SELF" by Chambers, Ungar, Chang, and Hölzle and there is
> spoken about prioritized multiple inheritance by using the amount of "*"s
> after the slots name.
> I tried to use this in the 4.4 Beta and get the error message that there
> must not be more than one * for a parent slot.
> Did I made a mistake? Is prioritized inheritance implemented in an earlier
AFAIK, that feature didn't made it in the final product, due to problems with the rules in charge of deciding which path to follow each time (tie-breaker rule, if I remember correctly).
Anyway, they'll answer you better than me.
-- Baltasar García Perez-Schofield (jbgarcia at uvigo.es)
Dpt. Informática, Universidad de Vigo, España
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