On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 08:13:22PM +0200, "TSa (Thomas Sandlaß)" wrote: : Actually it's a pitty, that the multi method call syntax isn't as : rich as the single method call syntax where we have .?method, .+method : and .*method. Something like (Snoopy, Mr_PotatoHead, HopeDiamond).*foo : doesn't exist, right? Or is it foo.*(Snoopy, Mr_PotatoHead, HopeDiamond)?
It doesn't seem to make much practical sense. Multimethods are generally written to be exclusive of ancestral methods. Ordinary methods are generally written to be cumulative with ancestral methods. Larry