[e-lang] Security Implications of Multimethods?

Sandro Magi smagi at naasking.homeip.net
Wed Feb 22 22:32:20 EST 2006


I've recently been reading up on multimethods and multiple dispatch 
(see: http://nice.sourceforge.net/). While attractive in some 
circumstances, they make me a bit uneasy; I feel there might be 
something potentially sinister lurking beneath the surface.

So when in doubt, ask: what are the security implications of 
multimethods and symmetric or asymmetric multiple dispatch?

Sandro


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