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   Re: [xml-dev] XML as "passive data" (Re: [xml-dev] The Browser Wars are

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Elliotte Rusty Harold" <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>

> 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. :-)

Or Delphi.



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