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RE: Use for $call_verb

The idea would be that a verb call: foo:bar(args) would attempt to call
#0:call_verb(foo, "bar", {@args}) before making the call by itself.  If the
verb on #0 did not exist (or was -x), it would proceed with the call 
if the the built-in raised an error, that would be passed on to the calling
program, otherwise, the server would pass back whatever call_verb returned 
the caller.

If NO type checking were done in advance of call_verb, it would be possible 
do something like this:


There's something already like this in the works, though not quite as 
extensive as having a hook on #0 for all verb calls (something I think 
you'll find the majority of us don't like the idea of).  They're called 

Though actually I wouldn't mind having a hook for doing this on lists or 

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