Advanced OOP: Multimethods
Subject:   Not sure where one would use this?
Date:   2003-06-17 23:24:30
From:   anonymous2

As a person who has built object-oriented
systems in C++, Python, and perl I'm a
bit confused by the examples chosen.
Eg. I almost never have to switch on the
type of something, except perhaps as a
safety check on a method's argument.

Perhaps the next article could be
about changing an existing class
which has a deep inheritance hierarchy
to use Dispatch. Eg. SimpleHTTPServer.


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  1. Not sure where one would use this?
    2003-09-22 12:45:19  anonymous2 [View]

  2. Not sure where one would use this?
    2003-06-18 10:12:00  quilty [View]

  3. Multimethods Help GUI Programming
    2003-06-18 08:56:41  chromatic | O'Reilly AuthorO'Reilly Blogger [View]

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