[Rd] Infinite recursion in getGeneric (PR#4561)
saikat at stat.wisc.edu
Mon Oct 13 22:40:38 MEST 2003
On Monday, Oct 13, 2003, at 16:17 US/Eastern, John Chambers wrote:
> As a heuristic, setting methods for language-related primitives is
> dangerous (also a little strange?).
Yes. But if it is allowed, someone will do it. It may actually make
sense to come up with an appropriate (and preferably small) list of
primitive functions and say that you can not define methods for them
(at least easily).
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