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call-next-method is not a function
- Subject: call-next-method is not a function
- From: System Files <SYS@SAIL.STANFORD.EDU>
- Date: 05 Feb 87 1227 PST
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Subject: call-next-method is not a function
It is wrong to say that call-next-method "is a function", because that
terminology is used exclusively in CLtL to mean that the symbol has a
global function definition with the given interpretation.
I think that careful wording is called for.
What would happen in the following
(defmethod test ((a wozzle)) #'call-next-method)
(defmethod caller ((a wombat) fn) (funcall fn))
(caller (make-wombat) (test (make-wozzle)))
would it call the next method of test, or the next method of caller?