Re: Overloading function calls

Jim Fulton (
Tue, 31 May 1994 15:33:17 GMT

>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Peters <> writes:
In article <> Tim Peters <> writes:

> Is this a case where making the language _dumber_ would help more people
> than it hurt? I've hesitated to suggest a concrete alternative because I
> can't think of a reasonable one that's completely backward compatible.
> But many of the rules now aren't documented, and it's hard to believe
> they were all intentional anyway <wink>, so maybe backward compatibility
> isn't so important here?

I think this would be a great idea.

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