Re: What databases have taught me
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 15:10:14 +0200
> Bruno Desthuilliers wrote: >
>>Quite possible - I use Python instead of Smalltalk, [...]
>>And objects are in no way tightly coupled to their classes - it's
>>perfectly legal to add/delete/replace attributes (including methods) on
>>a per-object basis,, to dynamically modify a class, to dynamically
>>create classes at runtime, or even to dynamically change the class of an
>>object (which can be tricky and happens to be of restricted practical
>>use, but still can be handy). I really don't feel like being "inevitably
>>and irrecovably imprisoned in a hierarchical strait-jacket", to quote
> > > Agreed. If you want to see the language Java should have been, if Sun > had the sense evolution gave a gnat, look at Nice.
(google, 30 seconds quick look at the front page...)
Hmmm, seems nice, indeed !-)
But at first sight, I don't see what it has to offer I don't actually have in Python.
> Which might be why it'll never take off,
May I suggest that the connection with Java is the worst possible marketing argument ?-)
> but we can dream.
And then try to refactor reality...
-- bruno desthuilliers python -c "print '_at_'.join(['.'.join([w[::-1] for w in p.split('.')]) for p in 'onurb_at_xiludom.gro'.split('@')])"Received on Sat Jun 24 2006 - 15:10:14 CEST