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Discussion of "pi'i"

Curtis W Franks (Mon Aug 4 05:18:19 2014)

Presumably, this operator is overloaded, right? For example, it is typical
integer multiplication for integers, scalar multiplication for vectors,
and pointwise multiplication for functions; correct? (Modulo
context/definitions)

Curtis W Franks (Tue Nov 10 06:16:24 2015)

krtisfranks wrote:
> Presumably, this operator is overloaded, right? For example, it is
typical
> integer multiplication for integers, scalar multiplication for vectors,
> and pointwise multiplication for functions; correct? (Modulo
> context/definitions)

And should matrix multiplication (of vectors or matrices as standard ly
described) be considered "pi'i"?

In any case, I think that we should have an entry-wise/componentwise
operator (de)convertion; that is, one which distributes an operator to each
term in a tuple (or which can go layers deeper) if valid. This idea is
rather like the dot operators in MatLab, "@@" in Mathematica, and relates
to vectorization.

gleki (Tue Nov 10 06:25:31 2015)

krtisfranks wrote:
> krtisfranks wrote:
> > Presumably, this operator is overloaded, right? For example, it is
> typical
> > integer multiplication for integers, scalar multiplication for vectors,
> > and pointwise multiplication for functions; correct? (Modulo
> > context/definitions)
>
>
> And should matrix multiplication (of vectors or matrices as standard ly
> described) be considered "pi'i"?
>
> In any case, I think that we should have an entry-wise/componentwise
> operator (de)convertion; that is, one which distributes an operator to
each
> term in a tuple (or which can go layers deeper) if valid. This idea is
> rather like the dot operators in MatLab, "@@" in Mathematica, and relates

> to vectorization.

It's a good idea to map words to less polysemous operators like in MatLab.

P.S. I wish you created more brivla rather than cmavo connectives.

 Comment #4: Re: Overloaded Curtis W Franks (Thu Nov 12 22:14:38 2015) gleki wrote:> krtisfranks wrote:> > krtisfranks wrote:> > > Presumably, this operator is overloaded, right? For example, it is > > typical> > > integer multiplication for integers, scalar multiplication for vectors,> > > and pointwise multiplication for functions; correct? (Modulo> > > context/definitions)> > > > > > And should matrix multiplication (of vectors or matrices as standard ly > > described) be considered "pi'i"?> > > > In any case, I think that we should have an entry-wise/componentwise > > operator (de)convertion; that is, one which distributes an operator to > each> > term in a tuple (or which can go layers deeper) if valid. This idea is > > rather like the dot operators in MatLab, "@@" in Mathematica, and relates> > > to vectorization.> > > It's a good idea to map words to less polysemous operators like in MatLab.> > P.S. I wish you created more brivla rather than cmavo connectives.I agree.Re: P.S.Unfortunately, that is not really how the language works; mekso operators almost surely should be cmavo. There are a few cases for brivla being useful (such as with .aigne), but those ideas are not really operators. :/
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