October, 2003
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Static Inheritance
superclass specification  
  • Superclass list is specified in Interface Definition Files
  • A preferrer anchor point can be specified, following the superclass name.
    This string fixes the donwlink between superclass and current class
  • At run-time a subobject will be created for each superclass indicated
  • A piece of an Interface Definition File for a typical subclass
  • [General]

inheritance issues  
  • Repeated Inheritance not allowed on static inheritance relationships. Can be simulated dynamically
  • Name clashing is resolved using classpaths in a way similar to C++ does with fully-qualified names

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