Do Maximally Minimal classes carry their weight?

Axel Rauschmayer axel at
Sat Mar 31 18:35:01 PDT 2012

On Mar 31, 2012, at 19:40 , Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:

> Even though max-min classes don't have all possible class bells and whistles they are a good "80%" solution that  will likely to widely used and will facilitate code usage that crosses developer and library boundaries. 

That, to me, is the main argument in favor of mm classes. I don’t see any other mid- to short-term solution having that (urgently needed) effect. The boundary-crossing is also necessary for good IDE support.

Dr. Axel Rauschmayer
axel at


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