[Modeling] Modeling an Agent Class - alternate proposal
Tue, 24 Jun 2003 23:49:31 +0200
> Perhaps -- as Stephen Cranefield points out -- "we should
> start developing a
> metamodel in which the agent type metaclass *is* a new subclass of
> Classifier. If we later discover that it really can fit
> under Class then we
> can refactor the metamodel. " This would get us away from
> the OO bashing:
> it get on to the task of figuring out what we do want,
> instead of what we
> don't want. IMO, this is a reasonable strategy at this point.
> Anyone else besides Stephen, Paola, Giovanni , and I? Or, to
> be balanced:
> anybody with an alternate proposal for moving ahead for now?
Why not first go for a less drastic extension: split up Class
into NonagentiveObjectType and AgentType (so, everything is
still an object:-)?