[swift-evolution] protocol-oriented integers (take 2)

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Thu Jan 26 13:26:45 CST 2017

on Sun Jan 15 2017, Stephen Canon <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> Responding to the thread in general here, not so much any specific email:
> “Arithmetic” at present is not a mathematically-precise concept, and
> it may be a mistake to make it be one[1]; it’s a
> mathematically-slightly-fuzzy “number” protocol. 

In that case, should we consider renaming it to “Numeric” or even
“Number?”  That would at least remove the question about how to
pronounce it.


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