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Re: Dylan

> Date: Thu, 21 May 92 14:30:50 JST
> From: Katsunobu Imai <imai@sakura.bpe.osaka-u.ac.jp>
> I heard, Apple is designing new language, Dylan.
> (like C++ based CLOS.)
> Does anyone know the language's feature?

I just got a copy of their document (thanks to Harvey Alcabes for having
it sent to me).  I haven't been through it in detail yet, but flipping
through, I'd say it looks more like Scheme with a subset of CLOS.  As I
understand it, the intent behind the language is to provide a _small_
object-oriented dynamic language.  Apple is encouraging folks to comment
on their spec, which they seem to consider to be a draft.  Given this
understanding of their intent, I like what I see so far.

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