[plt-scheme] Re: Rationale of the object system?

From: Michael Schuerig (michael at schuerig.de)
Date: Tue Aug 12 03:31:33 EDT 2008

On Monday 11 August 2008, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
> If you read the paper (and some of the references) you may realize
> that PLT Scheme's class library makes it easy to enter if you are a
> Java programmer (or C++ to some extent) but then there is lots more
> and that the extras aren't as conventional as you may have thought
> (based on your original email).

Conventional only in the sense of single-inheritance and based on 
message passing. It wasn't meant as derogatory, anyway.

> Finally, coming from Ruby you may find that the warts are gone and
> the dynamic nature remains.

Yes, among other things that's what I came for.


Michael Schuerig
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