[e-lang] ELib/Java: Implementing PassByConstruction

Kevin Reid kpreid at mac.com
Tue Jan 2 11:04:16 CST 2007

On Jan 2, 2007, at 11:37, Mark S. Miller wrote:
> Kevin Reid wrote:
>> Would the following be sufficient?
>> [...] I'm interested in doing this implementation work, but I need
>> confirmation that this will work and wouldn't break any of the many
>> subtle assumptions E-on-Java has spread around its code, and of what
>> the right place to change CapTP is.
> The changes you propose are sufficiently plausible that you should  
> go ahead
> and check them in. I'll carefully review your checkin before  
> incorporating
> into a future release.

I still need the information I mentioned.

- Is CapTPReplacer the correct class to add serialization behavior of  
this sort?

- What should elib.serial.PassByConstruction (and the test currently  
done by Ref.isPBC) be renamed to to indicate their actual roles?

Kevin Reid                            <http://homepage.mac.com/kpreid/>

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