Two important issues...

Stephane Ducasse ducasse at
Sun Feb 16 14:35:20 UTC 2003

exact! there is no magic. :)
When traits are composed when possibly reuse compiled method between 
different dictionary
(and we are forced to copy the compiled method that contains super ref) 
but traits do not
change the execution model nor require to change the vm.

On Saturday, February 15, 2003, at 07:20 AM, Marcus Denker wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 14, 2003 at 10:44:21PM -0500, Swan, Dean wrote:
>> Traits strikes me a little like the kind of thing an optimizing 
>> compiler
>> might do "under-the-hood", but it's not clear that this fine grain 
>> control
>> is a "Good Thing"tm at the source level.
> hmm.. maybe I totally misunderstood Traits, but I had the impression 
> that
> is was all about better structure, not faster execution...
>    Marcus
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