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Re: A&S Footnote (Re: records)
> In O-O terminology "delagation" normally means inheritance through
> a chain of "parent" *objects*: A message that is not understood
> gets passed (delegated) to another object to handle. The point
> is that there are no classes or types, only objects. Self uses
> delegation, but neither Java, Smalltalk, CLOS, Simula67, or
> Eiffel use delagation.
> Java does *not* use delegation; instead it has multiple
> interface inheritance combined with single implementation inheritance.
So what is the name for it when an ``awt'' window passes an event on
to its background window because it can't handle it itself? It seems
to fit the above definition of delegation.
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