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Re: Method Objects are not Functions
Date: 23 May 88 23:32 PDT
From: Dick Gabriel <RPG@SAIL.Stanford.EDU>
I don't understand the reasoning that would argue that a method
object a priori cannot be a function.
The metaclass of a method object is standard-class. Standard-class does
not support the behavior which allows its metainstances to be
funcallable objects. Only funcallable-standard-class does that.
I suppose that some implementation could extend standard-class to do
that, but I don't see that as a freedom we really need to allow.