Re: Just for the record
Date: 28 Jun 2006 11:44:16 -0700
Bob Badour wrote:
> Marshall wrote:
> > Well, I've been trying to figure out what specifically you're referring
> > to, and I'm not having much luck. The author(s) you mention seem
> > to be associated with Aspect Oriented Programming, which, although
> > I have no particular reason to think it worth my attention, nonetheless
> > has not (as far as I know) *redefined* any terms, but rather seems
> > to have made up their own terms. But perhaps terms such as
> > "aspects" and "cross cutting" had an earlier meaning I was not
> > aware of? Or perhaps I'm just missing your direction entirely.
> I am particularly disgusted by their perversion of Dijkstra's
> intellectual discipline of separating of concerns.
Agreed, and having worked in Lisp's Meta Object Protocol (MOP),
Kiczales should know much better. While MOP and Lisp are far from
perfect, their support for metaprogramming doesn't require anything
near the intellectual mutilations required to cram these "concepts"
I'd like to hear more, though - is there a particular EWD that got you
thinking about this?
I'd like to hear more, though - is there a particular EWD that got you thinking about this?