[OT] memory management -- was Re: itoa'd you so?

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at utahpython.org
Thu Sep 20 17:39:24 MDT 2007


On 9/20/07, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
> AOP is not dead. There are many projects to add AOP to several languages.
> They include at least (from my recollection when I last read up on it) Lisp,
> PHP, boo, Ruby, Python, javascript, and I believe even C++ --although code
> weaving in a statically compiled language is a bit more difficult. I never
> looked into Java or .net/mono, but I imagine it should be possible even if
> not easy.

As with many "design patterns" from lower-level languages, dynamic
languages have been doing AOP for years without bothering to call it
that.   You don't need an AOP library in Python, Ruby, or Javascript.

-Jonathan



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