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  Advanced OOP: Multimethods
Subject:   Smalltalk?!?
Date:   2003-06-05 07:26:25
From:   larsga
It seems strange to describe the style of method invocation used in mainstream OO languages today as descended from SmallTalk, which has very different syntax as well as a different notion of what a method is (message vs method).


The real origin of this style of method invocation was Simula 67, which used the syntax


object.method(arg1, arg2);


Looks familiar, doesn't it?


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