Meeting with Edgar notes
stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Sat Feb 2 18:08:24 UTC 2008
On Feb 2, 2008, at 4:07 PM, Keith Hodges wrote:
>> traits and the other without. This just didn't arise in the
> I think that this is missing a point. I may be reading what Andreas
> wrongly, and I am sure he will be quick to correct me if I am wrong.
> I do not think that the issue is with the concept of traits or the
> that traits work. It is the application of traits
> to the class/metaclass heirarchy which renders elements of it
> to understand.
sure the refactoring of classDescription is far from optimimal but
classDescriptoin and other are a bit old now.
We could remove traits from them but we would duplicate bugs
> I would like to see the concept of traits retained, and if it
> things, extended to include stateful traits.
I would like to find another stateful traits model before you do that :)
because I have serious concerns about them, even if some crazy PHP guys
want to push that in PHP I would really not push that in Smalltalk :)
> I would like for the concept of traits which enables the behaviour
> defined by a class
> to be an assembly of components to allow one of those components to
> be a
> collection of Package extension-methods. So that extensions have a
> identity, as opposed to being one method with a '*' in its method
> best regards
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