Yohanes Santoso wrote:
> E S <eero.saynatkari / kolumbus.fi> writes:
> 
> 
>> Everything is an Object 
> 
> 
> I have never liked this over-generalised slogan. Without qualifying
> it, then the sentence 'expression is an Object' would be true, yet
> that is not true.
> 
> It should be qualified as: every object is an Object. The word
> 'object' there has two senses. The first and obvious one is instances
> of Object or its descendants. The second meaning is data entity.
> 
> 
>>* Ruby is pure OO. 
> 
> 
> I also have never liked this proclamation as everyone has their own
> definitions of what OO is. This proclamation is worth not much more
> than proclaiming the assembly language is 'pure OO'.

Certain descriptions are more useful for catchy buzz phrases than 
technical discourse.  If you are addressing a group of developers, 
Show, Don't Tell  might be a good approach.


James