Larry K. Raper

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SOM (IBM's System Object Model) removes a major impediment to reuse in Object-Oriented Programming by facilitating the programming of release-to-release binary compatible class libraries. This is accomplished by supporting a large number of compatibility preserving transformations. Taken together these transformations compose a discipline for programming(More)
Object-oriented programming is quickly establishing itself as an important methodology in developing high quality, reusable code. The most promising packaging technology for reusable object-oriented code seems to be based on class libraries. Current technologies for packaging class libraries have several problems, the most important of which is that they(More)
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