[pypy-dev] Re: idea for Summer of PyPy - call for feedback

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Wed Jan 18 19:23:44 CET 2006

Aurélien Campéas <aurelien.campeas at logilab.fr> writes:

> Le mercredi 18 janvier 2006 à 10:23 -0500, Matt Revelle a écrit :
>> Hi Aurélien,
>> PEAK's dispatch provides generic function support for Python.
>> More info here: http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-cppeak2/
> Thanks for the link.
> It still does not seem to really support multiple dispatch (only the
> funky "predicative" dispatch). David Mertz's own multimethods.py is more
> complete than that. Whatever. None of them is complete.
> I'm told there that it is not really something specific to PyPy, which
> may be very true ... (Anyway I tried ;-)
> Less sure about the condition system.

The condition system is more of a protocol -- or socialogical, perhaps
-- thing than a technical thing.  I talked about this at EuroPython
last year, and am talking about it at ACCU again so if you're going to
be in Mallorca I'll be happy to beta-test my talk on you there :)


  (Pdb) operationerr.w_value.w_value.w_value.w_value.w_value.w_value
  <pypy.interpreter.executioncontext.OperationError instance at 0x5eee30>
                         -- one of the clearer PyPy debugging sessions

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