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A troubling thought - smartmatch reïmagined

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Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
June 25, 2022 20:13
A troubling thought - smartmatch reïmagined
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Preface: This is less a concrete idea, and more a rambling set of
  thoughts that lead me to a somewhat awkward place. I'm writing it out
  here in the hope that others can lend suggestions and ideas, and see
  if we can arrive at a better place.

This started off as a quick email, that turned into a long email, that
became a *very* long email that I eventually decided to turn into a
blog post.

For the full content, you can see

but as a summary:

  I wonder if we're going about things the wrong way, regarding strings
  vs numbers, equality test operators, smartmatch, and a bunch of other
  ideas. Maybe - maybe - now that we can distinguish strings vs numbers
  a little better, there's a way we can make a single operator Do The
  Right Thing.

Comments welcome - on blog or replied here.

Paul "LeoNerd" Evans      |  |

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