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Re: where is srfi-17 going?

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sperber@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Michael Sperber [Mr. Preprocessor]) writes:

[Clos and Dylan]
> Jost> You can send a message to an object asking it to change its internal
> Jost> state.
> These object systems have no concept of "send[ing] a message to an
> object," and they can hardly be called unreasonable.

Aha.  What do :setter and :getter do?  -- The created generics are not like 
slot-set! or slot-get, are they?

However, my point was that it is not a good idea to grab the object
internals, pass them around and change them later.

> Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla