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Re: Classes with forward-referenced supers.
- To: Trent Lange <lange@CS.UCLA.EDU>
- Subject: Re: Classes with forward-referenced supers.
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- Date: Wed, 31 Jan 90 20:55 PST
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Date: Tue, 30 Jan 90 22:57:52 PST
From: Trent Lange <lange@CS.UCLA.EDU>
What is the official word on making instances when a class has
Until this moment, I believed that the specification said that making an
instance of such a class signalled an error. Certainly the change to
make PCL signal this error was a concious one on my part.
But, now that I think about the class redefinition protocol, I can see
that (even though it is a weird thing to do) it is easy for this to be
I wonder what other implementations do.