[e-lang] Announcing Release Candidate 0.8.30b: Incremental Improvements

Dan Bornstein danfuzz at milk.com
Thu Jul 29 20:47:49 EDT 2004


On Wed, 28 Jul 2004 11:10 pm, Mark Miller wrote:
> We've changed the experimental syntax for property access from foo.bar 
> to
> foo::bar, in order to have foo.bar instead be experimental syntax for
> currying the message selector, in order to cheaply create a
> one-selector-facet on an object.

I'd have expected the syntax to be the other way around, that is "x::y" 
would be a message selector and "x.y" would be field access.

-dan


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