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At 2:58 PM +0100 10/23/02, Alaric B. Snell wrote:

>Ideally, of course, one would have a language where foo.bar = baz is just a
>shorthand for foo.setBar (baz) and foo.bar is short for foo.getBar (), like
>my beloved Dylan, since then you can declare fields public or public-read
>private-write as you see fit and still add behaviour later. Or remove the
>actual field storage altogether and replace it with a computation.

Sounds like Eiffel to me. :-)


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