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From: Per Bothner <>
To: daniel szmulewicz <>,
Subject: Re: The Expression problem
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2022 15:11:43 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 8/29/22 14:35, daniel szmulewicz via Kawa wrote:

> I was wondering what was Kawa's stance regarding the Expression problem,
> ie. extending existing Java classes.
> ABCL provides a mechanism to specialize on Java classes as documented in
> section 4.5.2 of the user manual. Clojure provides defprotocol and defmulti
> to extend existing types. I skimmed through the Kawa manual and am still
> unsure. I am very curious to hear more from the experts.

You can definitely extend existing Java classes and inetrfaces.  See:

True multiple inheritance is supported.
	--Per Bothner

  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-08-29 22:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-08-29 21:35 daniel szmulewicz
2022-08-29 21:35 ` daniel szmulewicz
2022-08-29 22:11 ` Per Bothner [this message]
2022-08-30 18:24   ` daniel szmulewicz
2022-08-30 18:24     ` daniel szmulewicz
2022-08-30 18:57     ` Per Bothner
2022-08-30 18:57       ` Per Bothner
2022-08-31  7:13       ` Helmut Eller

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