[Python-Dev] Re: Cecil papers (clarification)

Samuele Pedroni pedroni@inf.ethz.ch
Sat, 17 Aug 2002 17:36:22 +0200

> [Tim Peters]
> >FYI,
> >
> >   http://www.cs.washington.edu/research/projects/cecil/www/pubs/
> >
> >has lots of good papers from the Cecil project, a pioneering
> >multiple-dispatch language.  Or you could save time reading and learn by
> >repeating their early mistakes <wink>.
> it's prototype based, not class based so not everything is 
> relevant

I forgot to mention that Cecil is meant for
static compilation under a closed-world assumption, so
the implementation aspects basically do not translate.