|Are Objects really hard?||Janko Mivšek||2/11/12 4:27 AM|
Again one interesting topic for this weekend to discuss. David Nolen, a
Programming  where he said:
"...Yet I think Smalltalk still fundamentally failed (remember this is a
programming language originally designed to scale from children to
adults) because *Objects are really hard* and no-one really understands
to this day how to do them right...."
He links to Alan Kay post  back in 1998 where he talks about problems
"Here are a few problems in the naive inheritance systems we use today:
confusions of Taxonomy and Parentage, of Specialization and Refinement,
of Parts and Wholes, of Semantics and Pragmatics..."
Let we concentrate on broader "Objects are really hard and no-one really
understands to this day how to do them right" claim and not merely
Smalltalk Web Application Server