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Peter Michaux petermichaux at
Sat Jun 4 14:54:35 PDT 2011

On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 1:59 PM, Axel Rauschmayer <axel at> wrote:
> I am also one of those people who like prototypal inheritance and not out of ignorance: I have read my SICP and understand how the closure-based approach works.

No doubt the above can be true and I didn't mean to imply people like
the prototypal system only due ignorance. There are definitely cases
where the prototype pattern is useful. I haven't found that to be
common, however, in the kind of programming I do or read about.


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