Traits prototype image

Julian Fitzell julian at
Thu Feb 6 07:58:22 UTC 2003

Daniel Joyce wrote:
> Squeak is good, but I find the cruft really gets in the way of a lot of 
> things. I've started using PHP lately, and I really like it for webpage 
> scripting. It's clean, it works, and it's fast for a scripting host. 
> Plus conceptually, it's very smalltalky in it's object behaviour.

I'm curious about the ways in which you think PHP's objects are 
smalltalky.  PHP's object system is one of the more painful object 
implementations I've used.  I'm hesitating to say it, but I'm pretty 
sure I would rather use C++ objects than PHP objects.


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