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Date: 2003-08-21 (16:58)
From: William Lovas <wlovas@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] hash objectified
On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 12:24:58PM +0200, KONTRA Gergely wrote:
> Yes, you're right, thank you. Will ocaml have this in the standard
> library?
> [...]
> If caml is objective, it has to support object-oriented programming...

Well, O'Caml supports the use of objects and classes in those instances
where subtyping or multiple implementations are necessary.  For O'Caml to
"support object-oriented programming", it is not necessary that every data
structure and module also be encapsulated in some class.

There's no need for everything to be an object, and i don't really see
what that would buy you in the long run, since O'Caml doesn't have any
"top" or "top-like" type, like Java's Object.  Why do you want the standard
library's functionality replicated in object form?


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