Tue 27 Oct 2015 16:00 - 16:30 at Ellwood 2 - Designing OO Languages Chair(s): Alex Potanin

Classes are as essential to object-oriented programming as the goto statement: while there are probably circumstances where both are useful, on the whole they do more harm than good. Programmers should avoid them, and language designers should provide simpler, comprehensible alternatives with tractable semantics.

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Tue 27 Oct
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15:30 - 17:00: NOOL - Designing OO Languages at Ellwood 2
Chair(s): Alex PotaninVictoria University of Wellington
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Andrew BlackPortland State University
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James NobleVictoria University of Wellington
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