The Prototype-Based Object System Pattern


By: J. Noble

Summary: Some programs need dynamically extensible representations of objects that cannot be determined in advance. Have clients send messages to objects that search for a slot to handle the message and delegate messages to the slot.

Pattern: Prototype-Based Object System

Some programs need dynamically extensible representations of objects that cannot be determined in advance. Have clients send messages to objects that search for a slot to handle the message and delegate messages to the slot.


Published in: PLoPD4
Pages: 53-71
Category: Architectural