Formulating Update Messages

Hallett, Jon. (1995) Formulating Update Messages. ACM Sigplan Notices, 30, (7), 41-44.


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This paper presents a method with which we can generate update messages for use with Smalltalk's dependency mechanism. The basic idea is that any messages which cause an object to change are forwarded to the object's dependants. The method is perfectly general and future proofs objects against changes in their dependants.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Address: New York
ISSNs: 0362-1340
Divisions : Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science
ePrint ID: 250624
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
July 1995Published
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 1999
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:51
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