Supporting Explicit Disambiguation of Multi-Methods

@inproceedings{Amiel1996SupportingED,
  title={Supporting Explicit Disambiguation of Multi-Methods},
  author={Eric Amiel and Eric Dujardin},
  booktitle={ECOOP},
  year={1996}
}
Multiple inheritance and multiple dispatching are two sources of ambiguities in object-oriented languages. Solving ambiguities can be performed automatically, using techniques such as totally ordering the supertypes of each type or taking the order of the methods’ arguments into account. Such implicit disambiguation has the drawback of being difficult to understand by the programmer and hiding programming errors. Conversely, solving ambiguities can be left up to the explicit intervention of the… CONTINUE READING

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