[E-Lang] Coming Attractions: Java Overload Resolution

Marc Stiegler marcs@skyhunter.com
Sat, 24 Mar 2001 16:59:24 -0700


> What happens if maintenance to the Java code adds new methods with
> additional subclasses for a parameter.  It may be that E code that worked
> with the old Java code now finds two methods which are "acceptable" and
> gets an exception.

Fortunately, this type of overloading seems to be pretty rare. Though I
suppose that means there are lots of opportunities for it to be done in the
future :-)

Regardless, it is a great leap forward. And it simplifies Walnut, too.

--marcs