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Date: 2002-07-20 (23:08)
From: Brian Smith <brian-l-smith@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Protected methods
Dmitry Bely wrote:
 > Do not private Ocaml methods have in fact "protected" C++ semantics?
 > They cannot be called directly but can be used in methods of inherited
 > classes...

This was my impression as well. I think it would be a good idea to add
something to the FAQ about how UML-ish/Java-ish
private/protected/public/package visibility maps to O'Caml. And, if
there isn't a direct mapping in some cases, then perhaps explanations of
"workarounds" like the ones presented in this thread.


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