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Re: Fun with Typed Objects 1

by jkahn (Friar)
on Apr 04, 2003 at 00:12 UTC ( #247933=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Fun with Typed Objects 1

I had to do some digging, but Larry's Apocalypses, especially Apocalypse Two have the answer, at least as phrased by The Great One in 2001.

To wit:

RFC 218: my Dog $spot Is Just an Assertion I expect that a declaration of the form: my Dog $spot; is merely an assertion that you will not use $spot inconsistently with it being a Dog.

Later, he says that:

This bare declaration does not call a constructor; however, there may be forms of declaration that do.

Of course, they say "The Devil can quote Scripture for his own purposes."

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