Hi --

On Fri, 26 Jan 2007, Charles Oliver Nutter wrote:

> I'm coming at it from a Java perspective, and I think we reasonably mimic 
> Java's private behavior with these altered rules.

Is that specifically the goal?  I'm not a Java programmer (I come at
it from a Ruby perspective :-) so I don't know the specifics -- just
curious whether you actually see mimicking Java in this area as a good
thing in and of itself.  I hadn't heard it expressed quite that way
before.


David

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