[Cubicweb] moving and renaming vreg & co

Julien Jehannet julien.jehannet at logilab.fr
Thu Sep 15 13:51:18 CEST 2011

> * Sylvain Thénault <sylvain.thenault at logilab.fr> [15-sept.-2011 13:27]:
> Hi there,
> After discussing a bit over the phone with Nico, it occured that the
> almost established vocabulary have a problem: in the literature,
> dispatching is about choosing a function or method according to given
> arguments, then to call it with those arguments. In our case, we don't 
> do that, but rather pick the most appropriate object according to a
> context, which is then returned to the caller. This is slightly different,
> and we're afraid that if the 'dispatch' term is closer to what we 
> achieve here, it may also give a wrong feeling on what it does (though
> technically speaking, once an object is selected, it's called with
> the context as argument, but this is usually a class instanciation).
> Any thoughs on this?

selectors and appobjects aren't kind of rule-based systems instead ?
Julien JEHANNET                                          LOGILAB, Paris (France)
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