Collection interfaces (Was: New to OO concepts - re-usability)

Jerry Coffin jcoffin at taeus.com
Thu Mar 1 00:08:52 CET 2001


In article <MCjm6.474652$U46.14163288 at news1.sttls1.wa.home.com>, 
patrickdlogan at home.com says...

[ ... ] 

> It is possible to hide the implementation behind any procedure. But
> it requires some kind of OO mechanism to be polymorphic. That
> is what OO is, by definition.

Strictly speaking, that's not really true: OO has requirements above 
and beyond polymorphism.  Therefore, not all mechanisms that supply 
polymorphism are necessarily OO. 

-- 
    Later,
    Jerry.

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