Comments on Lex's "Object as Capabilities in Squeak"

Anthony Hannan ajh18 at
Fri Jan 31 19:16:39 UTC 2003

"Mark S. Miller" <markm at> wrote:
> At 12:26 AM 1/31/2003 Friday, Lex Spoon wrote:
> >The main thing you'll care about is that, during the money exrecise, I
> >became completely convinced that dynamic class lookups are bad.
> That's a real relief. But before I'm too relieved, is there anyone else who 
> still thinks that dynamic scoping should be part of the Squeak, Squeak-E, or 
> Croquet efforts (or any decent oo language, for that matter)?

Yes, exception handling needs dynamic scope, doesn't it?  Do you propose
handling exceptions differently?


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