The CLOVER Rewrite Rules: A Translation from OOFP to FP

@inproceedings{Braine1997TheCR,
  title={The CLOVER Rewrite Rules: A Translation from OOFP to FP},
  author={Lee Braine and Christopher D. Clack},
  year={1997}
}
There have been many attempts to integrate object-oriented and functional programming. Solving the connicting requirements is dif-cult and only recently has a language, CLOVER, been designed that is both purely functional and purely object-oriented (and retains complete type safety). In this paper, we introduce the CLOVER rewrite rules by presenting a translation from CLOVER to a simple functional language. The object-oriented features are translated away in stages; the resulting translations… CONTINUE READING

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