From: Rob Stewart (stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-28 10:53:47
From: David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>
> Tobias Schwinger <tschwinger_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > David Abrahams wrote:
> >> Rob Stewart <stewart_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >>>> When classifying types, it is often neccessary to match supersets of
> >>>> possibilities for one aspect:
> >>>> The most important case is to match all possibilities which means in fact to
> >>>> ignore that aspect (the names of the corresponding aspect tags are prefixed with
> >>>> "unspecified" for this case).
> >>> When classifying types, it is often necessary to match against
> >>> any of several aspects. The most important case is to match
> >>> all possibilities. In other words, to ignore that aspect.
> >>> That case is handled by the tag named "unspecified_" plus the
> >>> aspect name).
> >> I can't understand either phrasing.
> > With or without its context (five levels up the thread)?
> Without, I guess. But it's hard to imagine a context that makes it
> understandable. In particular,
> The most important case is to match all possibilities. In other
> words, to ignore that aspect.
> There is no singular thing for "that" to refer to here.
The antecedent is missing. Sorry about that. s/that/an/
> Also, the text there beginning with "In other words," and ending with
> a period is not a complete sentence.
Yeah, you're right, but I doubt that hindered your
understanding. I'll take this up in response to Tobias' reply.
-- Rob Stewart stewart_at_[hidden] Software Engineer http://www.sig.com Susquehanna International Group, LLP using std::disclaimer;
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