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Re: diffs between parent/child location/contents

At 3:36 PM 1/25/96, Kipp the Kidd wrote:
>parent(obj)   instead of  obj.parent?
>children(obj) instead of  obj.children?

The concept of parents and children is something inherent to an
object-oriented language.

>obj.location  instead of  location(obj)?
>obj.contents  instead of  contents(obj)?

Location and contents, on the other hand, are simply data that are specific
to the implementation of MOO.

This may not be a great explanation, but it's the best one I can think of...

Matt Pauker

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