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"W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 1 Oct 1998 12:14:45 -0500
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> The point I took from Wes's comment was not that the statement, in
> itself, was wrong.  I understood his point to be that the chapter
> introducing simple assignment required three pages on aliasing, and
> a forward reference to a deeper discussion.
> .....
> Wes, was that your point?

Yes.  However, as Mike Feldman pointed out, the clients of a well-crafted
Java object or Ada package may not have to use assignment very often.  So
this issue really has more impact on the person trying to _make_ a
well-crafted package.