[plt-scheme] Lightweight object system

From: Dave Griffiths (dave at pawfal.org)
Date: Tue Sep 4 10:44:52 EDT 2007

> On 9/4/07, Dave Griffiths <dave at pawfal.org> wrote:
>> Excuse my ignorance here (and as a bit of an aside), what are the main
>> benefits to class systems over closures with local state as described in
>> the SICP chapter 3?
> Are you thinking more from a purely technical level, or methodological?

Maybe both - I had assumed (and I may well assume wrong) that class
systems technically are implementations of closures.

If so, are class systems simply macros to prettify the syntax of making
closures? (I assume not)



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