I’ve been watching the Beyond Belief 2006 conference on the relationship between Science and religion. While I didn’t agree with all of the views expressed I did learn many things.
That when you ask someone to give up their religion, you’re asking far more than just giving up particular beliefs. In many cases you’re also […]
This is a highly speculative idea.
Lately, I’ve been dreaming of a system where inheritance would be extremely general. None of this hierarchical nonsense. I’m looking for something with more flexibility. I’m looking for dynamic binding, done as late as possible, along a directed graph. I’d like to allow for the possibility of cycles in […]
Ok, so we’ve seen that concurrency and inheritance don’t really mix that well. In fact, they don’t really mix at all. GoF say that we should prefer composition to inheritance. But I’ll be taking the extreme approach and asking “Can Inheritance solve problems that Composition cannot?”
I’m suggesting that we probably want to give up […]