Prothon is switching to the .NET platform

Christopher T King squirrel at WPI.EDU
Tue Aug 10 21:26:52 CEST 2004


On Sat, 7 Aug 2004, Peter Otten wrote:

> This means that an object sees all changes in its prototypes until
> explicitly assigned an attribute. Is this intentional? (real question, I'm
> not familiar with prototyped languages)

Fully intentional -- that's one of the benefits of prototyped languages!  
If you didn't want ancestral changes reflected in an object, then you 
would copy the object instead of deriving from it.




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