Protected Methods and Python
dirk at gerrits.homeip.net
Mon Apr 14 20:19:49 CEST 2003
Jan Dries wrote:
> Don't worry too much about protected methods. Bjarne Stroustrup, creator
> of the C++ language, considers them to be a design mistake, and now
> regrets they were ever added to C++. See "The Design and evolution of
> C++" by Bjarne Stroustrup, page 302.
> Java and I assume Ruby as well simply copied the concept from C++.
I don't have the book with me, but are you sure it wasn't protected DATA
members that Bjarne regretted?
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