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Discussion of "pi'i"
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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
> > > and pointwise multiplication for functions; correct? (Modulo
> > > context/definitions)
> >
> >
> > And should matrix multiplication (of vectors or matrices as standard
> > 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
> > to vectorization.
> It's a good idea to map words to less polysemous operators like in
> 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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