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AOP as a first class reflective mechanism
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Companion to the 19th annual ACM SIGPLAN conference on Object-oriented programming systems, languages, and applications table of contents
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POSTER SESSION: Poster session table of contents
Pages: 216 - 217
Year of Publication:2004
ISBN:1-58113-833-4
Authors
Sergei Kojarski Northeastern University, Boston, MA
David H. Lorenz Northeastern University, Boston, MA
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ACM: Association for Computing Machinery
SIGPLAN: ACM Special Interest Group on Programming Languages
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ACM Press New York, NY, USA
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ABSTRACT

AOP is often perceived as a second class reflective mechanism, whereas reflection in OOP is considered first class. However, perceiving AOP as a first class language mechanism is conductive to developing a general AOP model, which can be a basis for an overall theory of AOP. We illustrate this view by comparing AOP with reflection and illustrating that both mechanisms are conceptually at the same level.


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