[Zope-dev] Re: [Geeks] Re: Interface Meta Data proposal

2000-11-30 Thread Jim Fulton
Guido van Rossum wrote: Is security really a part of an object's interface? I thought this was more of an implementation thing. Good point. Certainly in Unix I can have two things implementing the same interface (e.g. two named pipes) with different security settings (i.e. modes).

[Zope-dev] Re: [Geeks] Re: Interface Meta Data proposal

2000-11-28 Thread Guido van Rossum
I notice you mention post/pre conditions (something that UML obviously talks about). I wonder if we want to do a bit of research on Eiffle and it's contractual description. The only thing I wonder is if some of this is actually useful programatically, if that makes sense? It's great info,

[Zope-dev] RE: [Geeks] Re: Interface Meta Data proposal

2000-11-28 Thread Tim Peters
[Christopher Petrilli] I notice you mention post/pre conditions (something that UML obviously talks about). I wonder if we want to do a bit of research on Eiffle and it's contractual description. The only thing I wonder is if some of this is actually useful programatically, if that makes

Re: [Zope-dev] Re: [Geeks] Re: Interface Meta Data proposal

2000-11-28 Thread Cees de Groot
Guido van Rossum [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: When you've fully debugged an application, you turn both off. When you've fully debugged a library module, you create two versions: one with both turned off, for use in fully debugged applications, and one with pre-conditions on and post-conditions off,