Next Round

John Cowan cowan at
Thu Jan 21 18:54:21 GMT 1999

Rob Schoening wrote:

> If the mix and match approach is to be successful, I believe that it should
> be hidden for ordinary use through some kind of aggregation.  This would
> necessitate either 1) multiple inheritance of interfaces

Which Java has, fortunately.

> or 2) language
> specific  abstract classes.

"Language-specific" in the sense that they have to actually be
implemented in each language.  The org.xml.sax.helpers package
already contains several such classes.

John Cowan		cowan at
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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