Finding the instance reference of an object [long and probably boring]

Joe Strout joe at
Sat Nov 8 15:42:56 CET 2008

On Nov 7, 2008, at 6:21 PM, Aaron Brady wrote:

> Therefore objects don't need names to exist.  Having a name is
> sufficient but not necessary to exist.  Being in a container is
> neither necessary -nor- sufficient.

What do you mean?  Being in a container isn't necessary, but it  
certainly is sufficient.

Having ANY references to it is both necessary and sufficient to  
exist.  And isn't that the easiest way to say it?

- Joe

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