Paul Prescod <paulp / ActiveState.com> writes:

> Dave Thomas wrote:
> > 
> > > It would be nice if there was some way of showing the connection between
> > > "join" and "split", "pack" and "unpack" and other related operations even
> > > though they reside in different classes.

> It sounds like Aspect oriented programming:

Not really. AOP is aimed at injecting functionality orthogonally into
otherwise untouched code, while I'm talking about organizing
functionality within code using both functional and data-driven axes. I
agree with a previous poster: I'm closer to the Smalltalk model here.

Dave