Re: c.d.theory glossary -- definition of "class"

From: Tom Hester <$$>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 07:09:08 -0700
Message-ID: <82f21$40d98f03$45033832$>

Well, I would say that it is an abstraction, part of a model. It is often said that modeling is what is fundamental to OO. That model may be implemented (OO Programming) or only used to develop an understanding (OO 'Analysis'). To be specific, classes are artifacts of models, which may or may not be realized in software.
"Dawn M. Wolthuis" <> wrote in message news:cbahit$954$
> OK, so if we don't define "class" as it relates to anything else, then
> at least narrow down what a class is. How about at least indicating that
> is software, or a "computer program" (even if old terminology) or
> that makes it clear that it is not something you give someone at a bridal
> shower. The current def just doesn't zero in on what Type of a thing it
> s. --dawn
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