Have at it

Paul Makepeace paulm at paulm.com
Tue Jan 27 12:56:29 GMT 2009

On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 12:39 PM, Aaron Trevena <aaron.trevena at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/1/27 Piers Cawley <pdcawley-london.0dd185 at bofh.org.uk>:
>> MOP is modern? The Art of The MetaObject Protocol was published in
>> 1991. This is obviously some new usage of the word 'modern' with which
>> I was hitherto unfamiliar.
>> It's modern in perl terms, obviously, but it's not exactly new. It's
>> just been ignored by almost everyone who wasn't a lisp hacker for
>> years.
> Like, say MVC, Design Patterns, almost all Functional programming, oh and lisp.

Everyone except, say, Java & C++ programmers, to name the two dominant
languages in use today.

Gang of Four: espousing patterns since 1994.

> Heck object orientation is still a bit new fangled for some programmers.
> A.
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