You may find my blog entry from last week to be interesting here:

As I state in the entry, I borrow from Kevin Lindsey's inheritance model,
but have made it work quite nicely with prototype, and honestly think it
would fit nicely into the core (keep Object.extend as is but add

On 3/29/07, Mislav Marohnić <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On 3/30/07, Lorderon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Many times there's a need to call the parent method from the extended
> > class object.
> > This can be done easily by adding the $parent to be used inside
> > Object.extend() method.
> You're touching sensitive ground here. There are many OOP implementations
> in JavaScript: 2 or 3 are for Prototype (you can find them in Trac), there
> are several on various sites and blogs, but the most notable (IMO) is Dean
> Edwards' Base.
> We're aiming to bring support for something like Base in Prototype 2.0. I
> believe that we will begin experimenting starting from version 1.6, but I
> still need to check with Sam for find out if his intentions have maybe
> changed in the past few months.
> >

Ryan Gahl
Application Development Consultant
Athena Group, Inc.
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