Property vs Behavior inheritance

Axel Rauschmayer axel at
Fri Dec 16 10:40:05 PST 2011

> I would argue that your quest can be fulfilled by class declarations that desugar to object exemplars. Do you agree?
> Assuming that your class declarations resemble say Java's, then of course. But if we have class declarations like Java's why do we care about object exemplars?

Because a class declaration will desugar to something. And desugaring to an object exemplar is more elegant than desugaring to a function exemplar.

Dr. Axel Rauschmayer
axel at


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