export_to (Was: Re: the OO metaphor)
Mon Dec 4 14:02:06 CET 2000
On Mon, 4 Dec 2000, Erik (Happi) Johansson wrote:
> Unfortunately, one still needs to export a function in order to get
> code change to work, but that has nothing to do with funs.
> Still, code change is a counterexample to Richard's hypothesis that:
> > There should now be no reason to export a function name
I should have qualified that statement with "except for the purpose of
supporting code change". Maybe it would be enough to, in addition to the
normal export declarations, also have a form of "private" export
Anyhow, we need not distinguish between whether the call is done with
"spawn" or "apply", which I think was sort of my main point.
Richard Carlsson () (This space intentionally left blank.)
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