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From: Matt Gushee <mgushee@h...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] dynamic dispatching
On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 01:34:49PM +0300, Ville-Pertti Keinonen wrote:
> 
> BTW: Whenever you end up using the visitor design pattern, that may 
> mean that you'd be better off separating the data from the functions 
> manipulating it, not using classes at all.  OOP is highly overrated.

Yes. I'd say as a general principle, for both natural languages and
programming languages, that literal translations are mostly poor
translations. To do it well you have to be able to think in both
languages.

-- 
Matt Gushee                 When a nation follows the Way,
Englewood, Colorado, USA    Horses bear manure through
mgushee@havenrock.com           its fields;
http://www.havenrock.com/   When a nation ignores the Way,
                            Horses bear soldiers through
                                its streets.
                                
                            --Lao Tzu (Peter Merel, trans.)

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