[plt-scheme] re: question about symbol data type implementation in mzscheme

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sun Nov 21 15:26:29 EST 2004

On Nov 21, 2004, at 9:40 AM, Matt Dawson wrote:

> In my scheme inspired protocol symbols like "new", "send", and "define"
> are part of the application layer. My application layer models all
> devices as "things with objects". There are a generic set of mechanisms
> for invoking methods and creating new objects. The device profile for a
> particular class of device specifies what the actual objects and 
> classes
> are. The device profile for a device like a refrigerator might define a
> "refrigerator%" class and an "ice-maker%" class.

Look up Greenspun's 10th law. You're about to re-prove it one more 
time. -- Matthias

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