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#TC201 #Topic15 What is the metaobject protocol?

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metaobject protocol (MOP) provides the vocabulary to access and manipulate the structure and behavior of objects. Typical functions of a metaobject protocol include:

  • Creating and deleting new classes
  • Creating new methods and properties
  • Changing the class structure so that classes inherit from different classes
  • Generating or modifying the code that defines the methods for the class

Source: Wikipedia.