Multiple dispatch (Re: [squeak-dev] The Inbox: Kernel-cmm.464.mcz)

Michael Haupt mhaupt at
Sun Jun 20 14:38:49 UTC 2010


On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 4:11 PM, Frank Shearar
<frank.shearar at> wrote:
>> Since Smalltalk does not support multi-methods, it is essential that the
>> caller of a method can pass arguments in multiple formats to the same
>> method and have them correctly interpreted by the implementation.
> ...
> (I assume you are talking about multiple dispatch - method lookup using not
> just the receiver but also the types of the parameters to a selector, like
> Common Lisp's generic functions?)

looks more like varargs to me ...



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