[Off] The ... of Multiple Inheritance (was: Re: [plt-scheme] Lightweight object system)

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Wed Sep 5 11:43:35 EDT 2007

On 9/5/07, Matthias Felleisen <matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> I am still wondering why OO caught on.

Because "you think about software in terms of real life objects, which
we all understand!".

How could the masses resist a tagline like that? It is easy!

The secret of course is that there is a challenge to making objects
work and like anything it takes time and effort.

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