[swift-evolution] protocol-oriented integers (take 2)
griotspeak at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 08:13:10 CST 2017
Regarding `Number` or `Numeric`: Does everything in Arithmetic apply to
complex numbers and do we want it to? The bitwise stuff is where I think
that there might be a mismatch.
On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 2:26 PM, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> 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; 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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