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Inheritance of Methods

There is now a section in concepts about inheritance of methods.  The
description of this inheritance makes most sense for ``classical''
methods; some would argue that those are the only methods for which this
description makes sense. CONCEPTS now does not contain the phrase ``classical
method,'' and this description does not jive with the section ``Method
Selection and Combination.'' Though this might have been a useful way to
conceptualize methods in the old days, I think it is outmoded, and we
plan to delete the subsection of ``Inheritance'' called ``Inheritance of