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Re: Adam Bosworth Article - what does "directaccess" mean?


directaccess.com
> Here's a Water program that creates a class, defines a method,
> creates an instance, and call a method on the instance.
> 
> <defclass company stock_symbol price revenue expenses>
>  <defmethod PE_ratio>
>    .price.<divide .revenue.<minus .expenses/> />
>  </defmethod>
> </defclass>
> 
> <company
>   stock_symbol="IBM"
>   price=86.11
>   revenue=1022110
>   expenses=382828
> />.<PE_ratio/>

Wow.  This reads to me like a very strangely obfuscated species of CLOS.  The 
"compatible" debate aside, I really have a hard time imagining how developers 
will go for this.


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