Implementing Design Rules in Aesop n+1
03/27/96 Document created by Bob Monroe
This paper presents a proposal for the design and implementation of a
design rule specification and enforcement mechanism that will "live"
inside of the Fable Abstract Machine (FAM) in the next generation
Aesop system. We begin by listing some of the goals of the system,
the assumptions we make, and desired attributes of the final system.
We then explicate the various types of policies that need to be
supported, present an object model for the design rule structure, give
a few of examples that show a range of design rule representations,
and close with a discus sion of some other issues, including how this
model fits with the rest of Aesop.
Important note: This document describes a first-cut at
implementing a design rule specification and maintenance system for
the new version of Aesop. It is rough, full of holes, and intended
primarily to invite discussion over a concrete proposal.
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