What is private? was: hidden methods idea

David Stes stes at mundivia.es
Wed Aug 19 16:25:09 UTC 1998

On Wed, 19 Aug 1998, John-Reed Maffeo wrote:

> What is a "private" method. My newbie understanding is that a "private method"
> method that is used to manipulate class variables. In this context "private"
> means private to the method.
> I see references to "private" methods which regard them as somehow private to
> programmer or private to a project and that does not seem correct.

The subject line said "hidden", not "private" ... 

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