Bill Long longb
Tue Sep 23 17:02:47 EDT 2008

Van Snyder wrote:
> I don't understand why we prohibit a generic interface to have the same
> name as one of its specific procedures.  The processor can clearly
> figure out which is which in the case of intrinsic procedures.  Would
> there be an insurmountable problem for program-defined generics?  I
> don't see why: In procedure references, it's the generic name; in
> pointer assignment or argument association, it's the specific name.

You can have the generic name the same as one of the specific names. para 3 (page 279) of the CD.


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