[ENH] ifEmptyParam-md

David Farber dfarber at numenor.com
Fri Jan 30 20:06:49 UTC 2004

What is implict-context-receiver syntax?


At 11:23 AM 1/30/2004 -0800, you wrote:
>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
David Farber
dfarber at numenor.com

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