[Python-Dev] python-dev Summary for 2003-03-16 through 2003-03-31
Wed, 02 Apr 2003 08:39:33 -0500
Brett Cannon <bac@OCF.Berkeley.EDU> wrote:
> One point made about capabilities is that they partially go against the
> Pythonic grain. Since you have to pass capabilities specifically and
> shouldn't allow them to be inherited, it does not go with the way you tend
> to write Python code.
This doesn't make sense to me, and I don't recall a message which asserted it.
If capabilities were implemented as Python references, you could inherit
capabilities (== references) from superclasses, just as you can currently do.
The rest looks like a good summary!
^-- under re-construction: some new stuff, some broken links