You can't do that in C++ or Java either.

Exactly, which is why they're not considered "pure OO". I think it comes down to the OP's somewhat ambiguous use of the term "native". It's not clear whether they meant native-as-in-part-of-the-language or naitive-as-in-pure-OO.

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