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The Theory of Classification, Part 6: The Subtyping Inquisition

By: Anthony J.H. Simons

Abstract

How well do popular object-oriented languages follow the rules of sub-typing? Not too well in most cases. How type secure are they generally? A quick survey may reveal hidden weaknesses or unappreciated strengths in your favorite language.

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Anthony J.H. Simons, “The Theory of Classification, Part 6: The Subtyping Inquisition”, Journal of Object Technology, Volume 2, no. 2 (March 2003), pp. 17-26, doi:10.5381/jot.2003.2.2.c2.

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