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Re: Shared/local;class/instance

>     Therefore, I simply believe that :shared is a better name than
>     :class in terms of being intuitive.
> The issue is what the pair of names should be; instance/class or
> local/shared.   I have argued on the basis of possible extensions that
> we should use :instance and :class.  Another argument is that instance
> and class are used in Smalltalk with the same me> anings.  Hence people
> who take a course in object oriented programming using Smalltalk will
> not have to learn yet another isomorphic terminology.

Danny has made a good point. Compatibility with Smalltalk will make
skill transferance easier.