From: Ullrich Koethe (koethe_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-17 07:28:38
Michael Walter wrote:
>>One of the basic things is what they call campling (== promotion traits ?)
> Are you referring to what is commonly called "clamping"? If yes, I
> don't think this is what promotion traits are for (but maybe my
> definition of the latter is off).
Clamping is one functionality provided by promotion traits in VIGRA. Our
promotion traits not only define which types should result from mixed-type
expressions, but also how the values are transformed (this can be further
customized by means of data accessors).
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