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On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 12:21, Jamie Webb wrote:

> > YOu need n^2 routines for n types, which doesn't fit
> > into the n methods OO allows... this kills OO as a
> > programming methodology with a one line argument.
> It's certainly one of the numerous flaws in Java, but I don't think
> you can dismiss OO in general so easily. Surely in a dynamically typed
> language nothing more than multiple dispatch is required?

It depends exactly what you mean by that :)

I mean PA's overload solution is just multiple
dispatch .. and there's no OO there at all.

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