[Baypiggies] Possible talk: A Nondualist Alternative to Proxy Wrapper Theory

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Jun 23 15:05:52 CEST 2007

On Sat, Jun 23, 2007, Ken Seehart wrote:
> In this talk, I will demonstrate a technique for implementing wrappers 
> without proxies that nevertheless have all the desirable features that 
> we expect from composition based solutions, and all the simplicity we 
> had hoped for with simple inheritance.  We eliminate dualism along with 
> the unnecessary run-time overhead of wrappers.  The challenge is to keep 
> an open mind when faced with scary seeming violations of well 
> established object oriented theory, and focus on the practical 
> considerations.
> Time: 45 minutes to 1 hour.  Probably not for beginner night :-)  Let me 
> know if you are interested.

Given my attendance record, I don't really get a vote, but this sounds
like an excellent idea.  I think it would be double-useful if you can
specify some use cases for this approach in plain Python (e.g. if it
works with remote-object proxies).
Aahz (aahz at pythoncraft.com)           <*>         http://www.pythoncraft.com/

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