In my never ending quest to implement the Perl 6 object model, I have
started drawing pictures. Here is the latest version:
(and for OmniGraffle users: http://svn.openfoundry.org/pugs/perl5/
I would appreciate any comments/questions/suggestions anyone has to
A few things to note:
- Roles are not yet included in this, I am of the opinion that the
core MetaModel should be role-less, and roles will be laid on top of
the core metamodel post-bootstrapping. This makes the most sense
currently, however, this may change down the road, either way I think
it is an implementation detail as long as it "looks" the same when
everything is loaded.
- the word "meta" is used to describe the "three-circle" items.
Please do not read to much into this terminology, "meta" simply means
"you should not touch this unless you *really* know what you are
doing". Suggestions on better names are welcome.
- the reason Foo and $foo are smaller is because they are "user
Okay, thats all my caveats, fire away please.