[FoRK] Caution

Joseph S. Barrera III j3 at barrera.org
Mon Mar 19 21:05:47 PDT 2012


Initial response, based on very cursory reading... verbs (stand-alone 
functions) are easily implemented as static methods. Like pretty much 
everything in java.lang.Math.

Oh look, someone already mentioned this: (not *this*, just the English 
"this")

/Anonymous said...

You overlooked the fact that one could use static functions in Java 
classes similar to free functions in C++ namespaces (a la the Math 
package). Granted, most Java APIs don't follow this pattern; however, 
the Java languages doesn't prevent you from programming in this style.

/There are other good comments... just search for "static"

- Joe



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