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From Micael <>
Subject RE: [OT] Use of Static Methods
Date Wed, 09 Jul 2003 20:50:00 GMT
At 02:36 PM 7/9/03 -0400, you wrote:
> > OO programs should be made up of objects passing
> > messages to other objects, not calling global functions.
>I would argue a Singleton is no better in this respect.
>The fact that they're instantiated into an object,
>don't make Singletons any less "global" than static

Yes, it does.  You can code a singleton and change the code without 
changing the interface.  You cannot do that with static methods.  Static 
must remain static, the singleton can change, depending on how you code it.

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