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Re: Thoughts on Gengtype and Single Inheritance
On 8/30/12, Richard Henderson <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 08/27/2012 11:58 AM, Lawrence Crowl wrote:
>>> I wonder if the second discriminator support is easily generalizable
>>> to enabling any derived class being a root class on it own with its
>>> own subtree? If I understand correctly, the GTY syntax would be the
>> If I understand correctly, you are suggesting multiple inheritance
>> via enums. I think it is possible, but I think the tag syntax
>> would need to be changed to more directly associate the tag with
>> the variable.
> I understood Laurynas to be suggesting not multiple inheritance,
> but composition?
But composition would not provide the additional space necessary for
derivation, so there could be no tree under it. Perhaps an example