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Clear Versus Black Box
To the author of the generic function, the box is clear - but only during
that authorship. To the user it is black during execution. Therefore any
construct that opens a window into it is forbidden.
The actions of any FORTRAN program are well-defined. I believe we all
agree that FORTRAN was not well defined.
``I agree with Moon that the only reason not to publicize the name is to
allow implementtion freedom.''
If this would be the only reason, then the clarity of the box is