Language Support for Optional Functionality

@article{Mukherjee2006LanguageSF,
  title={Language Support for Optional Functionality},
  author={Joy Mukherjee and Srinidhi Varadarajan},
  journal={CoRR},
  year={2006},
  volume={abs/cs/0603021}
}
We recommend a programming construct – availability check – for programs that need to automatically adjust to presence or absence of segments of code. The idea is to check the existence of a valid definition before a function call is invoked. The syntax is that of a simple ‘if’ statement. The vision is to enable customization of application functionality… CONTINUE READING