Jim Fulton wrote at 2007-9-26 15:10 -0400:
>> Jim Fulton wrote at 2007-9-26 11:29 -0400:
>>> Actually, that is not the case. If x already provides IFoo, then in
>>> the first case, the existing object is retuned. Nothing is
>>> instantiated. OTOH, in:
>>> getMultiAdapter([x], IFoo)
>>> getAdapter(x, IFoo)
>>> either there is an error or some factory will be called. x won't be
>>> returned unless the factory happens to return it.
>> Is this not an irrelevant implementation detail?
>No, the specified behavior is different.
Hm. But "getAdapter" and "getMultiAdapter" may return "x" as well
(when the factory decides to do this).
Thus, why is it relevant?
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