On 2004-03-04 14:40:55 -0500, Michael Hudson <mwh at python.net> said:
> "John Roth" <newsgroups at jhrothjr.com> writes:> >> As far as I am concerned, 2 and 3 are so whats. 1 would be nice at>> times, but there's no way it's going to happen in a language that>> doesn't have static typing.> > Well, it's called multiple dispatch. Could be done, but it's quite a> paradigm shift.
I've seen quite a few implementations of multiple dispatch in Python,
based on types, tests, or adaptations/interfaces... but obviously none
of them can be represented in the function signature [yet, ...]