SignedNumberType


(James Campbell) #1

What is the purpose of this type ? Why don't we have

UnsignedNumberType

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(Dave Abrahams) #2

The numeric protocols were not really designed; their main purpose is currently to facilitate some very weak code sharing in the standard library. We’re currently working on fixing that, though, as I noted in other messages.

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On Jan 6, 2016, at 3:00 PM, James Campbell via swift-evolution <swift-evolution@swift.org> wrote:

What is the purpose of this type ? Why don't we have
UnsignedNumberType

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(Howard Lovatt) #3

Great to hear that there is a fix on the way.

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On Thursday, 7 January 2016, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution < swift-evolution@swift.org> wrote:

The numeric protocols were not really designed; their main purpose is
currently to facilitate some very weak code sharing in the standard
library. We’re currently working on fixing that, though, as I noted in
other messages.

On Jan 6, 2016, at 3:00 PM, James Campbell via swift-evolution < > swift-evolution@swift.org > <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','swift-evolution@swift.org');>> wrote:

What is the purpose of this type ? Why don't we have

UnsignedNumberType

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