Hi --

On Thu, 26 Sep 2002, Justin Johnson wrote:

>
> This means that the dispatcher must find the _closest_ match rather than
> just using '==='.
>
> Doing multi dispatch does seem possible, but Matz seems to think it would be
> troublesome.  IIRC, other people have shown concerns too.
>
> How would having this feature detriment the language?

See the recent thread, starting at [ruby-talk:49988], on "not grasping
the method overloading/multi-dispatch thing".


David

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