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From: Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Duplicate methods - bug or feature?
You might consider it a feature, due to multiple inheritance. IIRC, when
a class inherits from two classes which define the same method name, the
last one wins.

Alan Schmitt

* Paul Stodghill (stodghil@cs.cornell.edu) wrote:
> Is it a bug or feature that a class can contain two methods with the
> same name? Thanks.
> 
> milhouse$ uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-5.0 MILHOUSE 1.3.2(0.39/3/2) 2001-05-20 23:28 i686 unknown
> milhouse$ ocamlc -v
> The Objective Caml compiler, version 3.02
> Standard library directory: /usr/local/lib/ocaml
> milhouse$ 
> milhouse$ 
> milhouse$ cat double_method.ml 
> class a =
> object
>   method m = "a.m1"
>   method m = "a.m2"
> end
> ;;
> 
> let _ =
>   let x = new a in
>     Printf.printf "x=%s\n" x#m;
>     ()
> ;;
> 
> milhouse$ 
> milhouse$ 
> milhouse$ ocamlc -o double_method.exe double_method.ml 
> milhouse$ ./double_method.exe 
> x=a.m2
> milhouse$ 
> 
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