[General] [Ann] Lively kernel 0.8 is out!

Patrick Mueller pmuellr at muellerware.org
Sat Feb 2 23:28:55 CET 2008

On Feb 1, 2008, at 3:59 PM, Dan Ingalls wrote:

> 2.  We have adopted a class system derived from prototype.js ver 1.60
> and extended with built-in support for serialization and copy
> constructors.  These conventions make it much more natural to use
> classes and class inheritance in JavaScript (the .subclass() method
> and $super optional parameter).

In case you haven't seen it, the qooxdoo JavaScript library has an  
interesting class system, described here:


While I don't have any practical experience with it, it certainly  
seems 'cleaner' than some of the ad-hoc class-y-ness I've seen in  
other JS frameworks. @least parts of it; 'super' stuff is still  

Patrick Mueller

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