>But, as Hans suggests in his other message, whether such ideas are
>practical whilst the current TeX (or any extensions so far considered)
>is the underlying language needs further research.
This is also a point which I did not mention: For developing such ideas
like modules and objects, one needs a very good context.
So the best way to approach this subject is really the approach taken:
Start to write these names by hand. When one has a good working kernal, one
can start to think about abstractions.
I then pointed out some snags that may arise down the line, and I
indicated what I think is needed to get around them.
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