jastrachan | 5 Apr 19:31 2004
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Re: high level language discussion

On 5 Apr 2004, at 18:11, Cedric Beust wrote:
> jastrachan@... wrote:
>
>
> e.g. I'm warming to the idea of using an 'any' keyword to make field
>  declarations not look wierd.
>
> class Customer {
>      any foo
>      any bar
>      String xyz
> }
>  Why not "Object"?

To differentiate between statically typed 'always of the type Object 
and use static dispatch' with dynamically typed 'could be anything, use 
dynamic dispatch'.

James
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