Reflecting on reflective computing.

Francois-Rene Rideau
Fri, 30 Oct 1998 06:24:10 +0100

>>>: David Jeske 19981023
>>: Fare Rideau 19981026
>: David Jeske 19981026

>>> - provide information hiding for all entities. OO has [...]
>> Information hiding is EVIL. Noise removal is GOOD. "OO" is noise.
> Can you explain this distinction or point me to an explanation?

This is a distinction of Utility; see my "Why New OS" paper.
It's called Information when it's useful; hiding it is ceasing
to make it available, which is EVIL.
It's called Noise when it gets in the way; removing it is GOOD
(force keeping it would be EVIL).

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