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Re: s-exprs + prototypes

On Sunday, June 22, 2003, at 04:22 AM, Michael Vanier wrote:
>   The big difference is that functions have no notion of dispatching 
> on the
>   types of the arguments, whereas objects do.  There are different 
> ways of
>   handling this, none of which are manifestly the "best" way.  So the
>   supposed generality of objects is IMO an illusion.

None of the OO languages I've used dispatch on arg types. If you mean 
this in the sense that different targets implement different methods 
with the same name, then this is no different that different functions 
having different locals with the same name.

object = context = scope

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