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From "Magesh Umasankar" <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Adding Dynamic elements for the n'th time
Date Wed, 27 Nov 2002 15:10:05 GMT
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From: "Conor MacNeill" <>

> My original Ant 1 patch (which Magesh has cited) used a different approach
> where it tried to guess which underlying method is to be used. I haven't
> studied Magesh's patch in detail but for fully flexibly polymorphism, you
> need to identify the type of the object being passed and the method on the
> task to which you will pass it (i.e. two independent things). Using only
> piece of information (the type name) has limits.

Yes.  If the method name to be used is also to be dynamic,
we can make that happen as well - but, I think, going forward
with baby steps will be easier.  If I start packing more and
more into a single patch, the chances of its inner workings
being debated in detail gets slimmer ;-)

> Conor


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