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Re: Category Errors

I think it would be a mistake to build barriers between class and
metaclass protocols.  One of the strong appeals of CLOS is that one can
experiment within its framework.  We once worked out how Object Lisp's
view that classes and instances are pretty much the same could be
implemented in PCL.  A good fraction of the OOP community believes in
these "prototypes" which unify classes and instances.  We should be
careful not to prohibit CLOS from evolving in that direction if people
come to believe its a win.

	kempf%hplabsz@hplabs.HP.COM's message of Thu, 9 Jul 87 13:25:28 PDT --
Re: Category Errors