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Re: Clean Object Class Design -- Circle/Ellipse

From: Richard MacDonald <macdonaldrj_at_att.net>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 12:51:51 GMT
Message-ID: <H5%r7.8058$WW.786561@bgtnsc05-news.ops.worldnet.att.net>


"Bob Badour" <bbadour_at_golden.net> wrote in message news:cd3b3cf.0109241223.b2c233f_at_posting.google.com...
> "Richard MacDonald" <macdonaldrj_at_att.net> wrote in message
news:<TtYm7.18785$KV3.1543185_at_bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net>...
> > "Richard MacDonald" <macdonaldrj_at_att.net> wrote in message
> > news:z5Xm7.18708$KV3.1532233_at_bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
> >
> > I don't mind exposing myself. Its unavoidable.
> > I'm just seeing something that doesn't fit
> > your picture and I'm asking you to deal with it. I don't
> > see you dealing with it.
>
> I don't need to deal with it because it does not exist. I suggest you
> examine the definition of the Smalltalk language.

I know Smalltalk more than a little well. And James Robertson (who knows a thing or two about Smalltalk :-) agreed with me that you were incorrect.

> Before you can claim to adhere to science, you must make an effort to
> learn what has already been done. You have made no such effort. Your
> claim that values are object instances in Smalltalk clearly
> demonstrates that you do not even know the definition of the Smalltalk
> language.

The number 5.
Its a value.
Its also an object instance.

Why not simply argue your way out of the previous 3 sentences? Its right there in front of you. Should be simple. Received on Tue Sep 25 2001 - 07:51:51 CDT

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