New private names proposal

David-Sarah Hopwood david-sarah at
Thu Dec 23 15:57:41 PST 2010

On 2010-12-23 23:51, Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
> I believe that your  "camp" wants to think of soft fields, stored in a
> side-table, as extensions of an object.  My "camp" thinks of such
> side-tables as a means of recording information about an object without
> actually extending the object.

These are obviously alternative views of the same thing -- as MarkM and
I have made clear throughout. It really doesn't matter whether you view
the object has having been "extended" or not, if that is semantically

(And I don't like people trying to tell me what "camp" I'm in, thankyou.)

David-Sarah Hopwood  ⚥

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