FEEDBACK WANTED: Type/class unification

William Tanksley wtanksle at
Thu Aug 2 23:08:50 CEST 2001

On Thu, 2 Aug 2001 10:07:32 -0400, Steve Holden wrote:
>"William Tanksley" <wtanksle at> wrote ...
>> Oops, I just realised that using 'class' as a variable name can't possibly
>> work: the parser can't currently disambiguate
>> class = myClass
>> from a class declaration, since both start with the token "class".

>I've spent a couple of minutes trying to remember if I ever wrote
>    self = something
>Nope, don't remember that. Which isn't to say it might not be meaningful in
>some context I haven't imagined.

Bad example.  Okay, replace my example with:

class.something = other

There ya go, same ambiguity.

But aside from that, I really dislike the idea of having a forced classname.

> Steve

-William "Billy" Tanksley

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