Re: making copies of class instances

From: David Fox <>
Date: 07 Jan 1997 09:42:06 -0500

Brian Denheyer <> writes:

> This is actually what I want...but, if I didn't want this to happen how
> would I set up the foo-bar object with a local copy of foo ?
> I think that I am asking if there is a "neat" way of doing
> a deep-copy of an instance of a class.

Not really, but as you said, the non copying behavior is what
you "really want" in a functional language. I usually found that
I was making a mistake when I thought I needed a deep copy.
David Fox		 xoF divaD
NYU Media Research Lab    baL hcraeseR aideM UYN
Received on Tue Jan 07 1997 - 15:08:10 CET

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