[plt-scheme] 202.2

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at yahoo.com)
Date: Thu Sep 12 04:46:24 EDT 2002

Reminds me of overriding the "message not understood"
thing in Smalltalk.  Instead of all these special
purpose hacks it would be cleaner to just go the whole
hog and implement some multiple dispatch system for
DrScheme ala CLOS.  Hold on, you already have! ;-)


--- Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> Just a wild idea: what if for *every* bad
> application, instead of
> throwing an exception, some special-application
> parameter would be
> consulted first allowing it to pull out a function? 
> You could hack
> all those tricks that allow using any primitive
> container as a
> function:
> -- 
>           ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))   
>       Eli Barzilay:
>                   http://www.barzilay.org/          
>       Maze is Life!

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