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Autrijus Tang
July 27, 2005 09:25
Re: Elimination of Item|Pair and Any|Junction
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On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 12:19:10PM -0400, Matt Fowles wrote:
> While we are talking about words... I dislike having Object encompass
> Juction.  I get the feeling that some people will write functions that
> take Objects and not expect Junctions to slip in.  I suppose that
> could be one of those hurdles that developers just have to jump, but
> it doesn't feel like it should be.

Er, but Junctions take methods, the same way Objects do, so if there is
an Object in the type hierarchy, Junction probably belongs to it.

However we can tone down the ordinariness of Object so people will be
less inclined to use it. "Boxed"?


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