The idea that a child can extend the data area of the parent also makes
it difficult to support both the following goals
- The goal of keeping memory on the stack, which is laid out at compile time
- The goal of supporting the polymorphic variable, which can hold
an instance of the child class at run time.
Most OO languages uphold (2) and abandon (1), C++ is an exception in
that it upholds (1) and therefore abandons (2).
Intro OOP, Chapter 27, Slide 09