On Monday 02 October 2006 12:32, Jonathan Lang wrote:

> Before we start talking about how such a thing might be implemented,
> I'd like to see a solid argument in favor of implementing it at all.
> What benefit can be derived by letting a module specify additional
> strictures for its users?  Ditto for a role placing restrictions on
> the classes that do it.

Benefit #1: incompetent programmers who really really need to write 
mission-critical code (the ones that the Java designers apparently had in 
mind) now have only a million ways to write terrible code.

Uh, that's it.

-- c

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