Hi,

In message "Re: R"
    on 02/09/28, William Djaja Tjokroaminata <billtj / y.glue.umd.edu> writes:

|I am sorry, as I am not an advanced programmer, may I know the exact
|meaning of "dispatching"?  (I really do write my code similar to below in
|my network simulator prototype.)

Your "syntax sugar" just checks types.

|> |    def func (a, b, c)
|> |        raise "type error" unless a.kind_of Float
|> |        raise "type error" unless b.kind_of String
|> |        raise "type error" unless c.kind_of Fixnum

Guy's "dispatching" (and one I was talking about) select multiple
methods from its argument types.

							matz.