Re: viewpoints and multiple inheritance.
At 12:24 -0400 8-06-2000, Frank Farance wrote:
>Multiple inheritance sounds great from a "conceptual" perspective.
>Unfortunately, it runs into problems as soon as its used for hardened
>semantics. The C++ standards committee discovered that multiple inheritance
>was a bad idea. Here's a simple illustration of the problem:
You have proved only that C++ is ridiculous and should not be used
for representing a top level ontology. Let's keep focuses on
ontological issues, not on syntactic ones.
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