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Re: OOP in Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg29111] Re: OOP in Mathematica
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 05:50:26 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
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Hermann Schmitt wrote:
> Hallo Mr. Kuska,
> comment at the end
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at>
To: mathgroup at
> Subject: [mg29111]  Re: OOP in Mathematica

> Every expression in Mathematica has a "Head" - not only functions -, and I
> think the head can be used  as class in OOP.
> Hermann Schmitt

The head *is* the function call!

BTW. Collecting the member functions  in arguments of a function call
is quite stupid, because Mathematica will allmost every time
copy the function arguments when the unevaluated function is used.


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