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Re: Inheritance that can add/remove and new occam?
I am not sure wheather this is very good idea or not!
I used some quasi-dynamic approach to connect/disconnect process at run
time. Basically A calculated index of an array of channels allow various
processes to talk/end-talk on semi dynamic way..
It would be great if Occam allows fully dynamic channel creation/
On Mon, 23 Oct 2000, Oyvind Teig wrote:
> When I make library code of occam programs I end up wanting some
> action to be constrained. Either I don't want to send on a
> channel (because I have no server listening) or I don't want
> to listen on a channel (or want to listen on a channel that
> wasn't there originally). Now I use boolean flags (parameters)
> to get something like this.
> What I'm saying is: I want the local ALT to be "connected"
> with a new and dynamic branch, and perhaps even have removed
> a branch. I also want a local "!" (send) to be
> qualified/constrained by some kind of (dynamic?) flag; perhaps
> this is saying that I do or don't want to handle some part
> of the code (no: that output channel should really disappear).
> I would like a "new occam" to have this functionality, but
> is this possible without some kind of inheritance (like in
> SC++)?? (But then, inheritance can't remove, only add..)
> Is this possible in JCSP or CTJ?
> Which proves this is no religion: we do see shortcomings.
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