Re: NTLK [PROGRAMMING] "Programming For The Newton" example code

From: Michael J. Hussmann (
Date: Tue May 30 2000 - 04:50:41 CDT

Ching Yi Tsai ( wrote:

> One more question, doesn't it nullify the OOD's idea of Encapsulation?
> Other objects can directly access the declared object's slots?

NewtonScript doesn't enforce encapsulation -- this is up to the
developer. But then, you would have to be a real purist not to access an
object's slot directly (except when abstraction provides a real benefit).

Michael J. Hussmann

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