Languages with objects but not classes.
- Manageability comment : http://www.manageability.org/blog/archive/20030706%23isithightimeto/view http://www.manageability.org/blog/stuff/prototype-based-programming/view, http://www.manageability.org/blog/archive/20030706%23isithightimeto/view
- Teaching OO with emphasis on objects : http://www.artima.com/weblogs/viewpost.jsp?thread=6771
In a sense, prototype languages which deny the "class-instance" are denying a clean total abstraction. They're more like FractionalAbstraction.
Is that really true? Surely they just move the abstraction to runtime rather than compile time? – AdrianHoward