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Re: Instance Variables: "private" vs "protected"
- To: <dean>, <son-of-blob!eric>, <vlad!mark>
- Subject: Re: Instance Variables: "private" vs "protected"
- From: Michael McClary <michael>
- Date: Fri, 6 Jul 90 08:06:25 PDT
- Cc: <xtech>
> The translator generates PROTECTED/COPY/SELF_COPY, the later
> two being protected currently, because that reflects the semantics of
> smalltalk. In fact what forced COPY and SELF_COPY to be changed to
> protected was that the first code translated with (SELF_)COPY did not
> compile because routines routinely used inherited member variables.
> My bottom line: "Minimize semantic differences between our languages"
It should be noted that SELF_COPY goes away when my stuff is merged.