(OLE) A distributed object system and protocol from Microsoft, also used on the Acorn Archimedes. OLE allows an editor to “farm out” part of a document to another editor and then reimport it. For example, a desk-top publishing system might send some text to a word processor or a picture to a bitmap editor using OLE.
- Object lisp
language An object-oriented Lisp developed by Lisp Machines Inc. (LMI) in about 1987. Object Lisp was based on nested closures and operator shadowing. Several competing object-orientated extensions to Lisp were around at the time, such as Flavors, in use by Symbolics; Common Objects, developed by Hewlett-Packard; and CommonLoops in use by Xerox. LMI submitted the […]
A variant of LOGO with object-oriented extensions. Lexical scope. Version 2.6, for the Mac. Paradigm Software firstname.lastname@example.org (617)576-7675.
- Object management group
body (OMG) A consortium aimed at setting standards in object-oriented programming. In 1989, this consortium, which included IBM Corporation, Apple Computer Inc. and Sun Microsystems Inc., mobilised to create a cross-compatible distributed object standard. The goal was a common binary object with methods and data that work using all types of development environments on all […]
- Object management system
In an IPSE, the system which maintains information about the system under development.