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I am listening to this webcast, talking about dynamic dispatch on the JVM, and 19:30 it starts to get really interesting. The JVM is getting support for MethodMissing. As far as I understand, this is most relevant for compiler writers, but it is something that I really would like to have on the CLR (and exposed for C# & VB).

The reason for wanting this is very simple, it lets me handle advance scenarios very easily. Take a look at Boo's duck typing capabilities to see some of the stuff that can be done with it.

More posts in "Wanted" series:

  1. (30 Mar 2007) MethodMissing
  2. (27 Dec 2004) Explanation about Word