[MUD-Dev] Re: DevMUD: Inheritable modules

James Wilson jwilson at rochester.rr.com
Mon Nov 2 22:05:22 New Zealand Daylight Time 1998


On Mon, 02 Nov 1998, Jo Dillon wrote:
>James Wilson (jwilson at rochester.rr.com) spake thusly:
>> series of C stubs for their methods, so neither scheme is more general. Perl,
>> Python, Java etc all can bind to C++ as well as to C, so there's no difference
>> there. But I think we're putting the cart before the horse.


>  Do they actually know about C++'s object model - virtual function
>tables and so forth - or can they only bind to global functions? I had
>the impression that it was generally the latter, at least for Java.

I can only speak for Perl; it can do virtual functions just fine. I'd be a
little shocked if Java couldn't do it, but go ahead, shock me.

James




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