[ENH] ifEmptyParam-md

Brian T Rice water at tunes.org
Fri Jan 30 19:23:17 UTC 2004

On Fri, 30 Jan 2004, Adam Spitz wrote:

> I also like it that if we had Self's implicit-self syntax, this method
> would also serve as a plain ordinary vanilla if-then-else statement.

As another member of the Self camp, I think this is a pretty bad idea, to
kluge the behavior onto all objects. At the very least, kluge it onto
methods or contexts, which actually do care about control-flow, and don't
use implicit-self syntax, but implicit-context-receiver syntax.

Brian T. Rice
LOGOS Research and Development

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