Re: OO foundation

From: Marshall <>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 09:10:15 -0800 (PST)
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On Mar 5, 8:13 am, topmind <> wrote:
> [...] we eventually generally agreed that
> paradigms are more about *constraints* than features. What a paradigm
> *doesn't* allow is often more important to defining it than what it
> does allow. The "no side-effects" rule of Functional Programming is an
> example. If one tries to create a language or tool that allows
> multiple paradigms, it often has to relax such constraints such that
> the essence of the original paradigm is lost.

Nice post!

Marshall Received on Wed Mar 05 2008 - 18:10:15 CET

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