Musings about modularity and programming in the large

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at
Thu Jan 24 08:02:56 UTC 2008

yes newspeak has some nice features: mixin, no metaclass (I imagine),  
"block structure" not sure how to describe that for objet  

On Jan 22, 2008, at 10:36 PM, Michael Haupt wrote:

> Hi Jason,
> On Jan 22, 2008 6:36 PM, Jason Johnson <jason.johnson.081 at>  
> wrote:
>> So no one knows of a system like this?  There's nothing new in our
>> field since decades so I'm sure there are papers or an implementation
>> out there, I just haven't found it yet.
> reading your posting, I had the impression there might be some
> relations to Gilad Bracha's work on Newspeak...
> He's got several entries in his blog that describe how Newspeak deals
> with modularity, classes, dependencies, ... maybe you could give that
> a try?
> Best,
> Michael

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