[Python-Dev] type categories

David Abrahams David Abrahams" <dave@boost-consulting.com
Thu, 15 Aug 2002 00:56:23 -0400

From: "Guido van Rossum" <guido@python.org>
to more arguments as well.)
> It might also be possible to modify a multimethod dynamically,
> e.g. later one could write:
>   def f4(a: Cat4):
>     ...code for Cat4...
>   f.add(f4)
> This is more in the spirit of Python than your original proposal,
> which appeared like the compiler would have to gather all the
> definitions from different places and fuse them.  That would be too
> complex for Python's simple-minded compiler!

This is most like what I had in mind.

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