[self-interest] Paper on Traits.

ungar at mac.com ungar at mac.com
Tue Sep 27 22:10:42 UTC 2011

You are welcome, and quite so!

On Sep 27, 2011, at 11:12 AM, Jecel Assumpcao Jr. wrote:

> Thanks David, Randy and James (I knew about the Star but had forgotten
> about this detail) for clearing up the history of the term. I don't know
> why I wrote my comment in the form of explaining the origin of it since
> I didn't know it and actually thought it unlikely that PARC people who
> worked with Smalltalk-80 would be familiar with Adele's Smalltalk-72 era
> efforts. And I had also talked with the Squeak Traits people at the same
> conference David did and knew that they had borrowed the term from Self.
> What I had wanted to point out was that the Self, Star and Adele use of
> "traits" are similar while the Squeak/Pharo and derived version of
> traits are similar to Self and Strongtalk mixins. So reading the papers
> about one version to better understand the other version might not be a
> good idea.
> -- Jecel

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