[plt-dev] feature request

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Apr 15 10:41:41 EDT 2010

Please revive it Eli. Put it in unstable or something. I will write
documentation for it if necessary. I think it's a great thing.


On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 8:36 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> On Apr 15, Noel Welsh wrote:
>> I agitated for something along these lines some time ago. To be
>> honest I can never remember the object syntax and I much prefer
>> scheme/dict style dispatch to (send ...) I also think such an OO
>> system has the nice property of using the module system as a module
>> system rather than using class for said purpose.  Eli knocked out a
>> little OO system along these lines and I then dropped the ball.
> (It wasn't really an OO system -- it was more like an organized way to
> define such property-based methods.  (I didn't think it through, so
> perhaps there is an OO system at the end of that.)  I can resurrect
> the code, probably.  IIRC, it was close to workable.)
> --
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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