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Re: diffs between parent/child location/contents

> Why:
> parent(obj)   instead of  obj.parent?
> children(obj) instead of  obj.children?
> obj.location  instead of  location(obj)?
> obj.contents  instead of  contents(obj)?
> Might things be easier if they followed the same property rules?
> - Kipp
I always thought it was to reflect the fact that the server had to
do more work to find out the children of an object than to find
the contents. But thinking about it, I'm not sure this is true either.


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