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Re: feedback



 * From: Shiro Kawai <shiro@xxxxxxxx>
 * Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2004 03:01:35 -1000 (HST)
 * Subj: Re: feedback

 | From: soo <tilde@xxxxxxxxxxx>
 | Subject: feedback
 | Date: 28 Mar 2004 20:58:51 +0900

   >> | Having two distinct procedures at least help a programmer
   >> | to express the intention.
   >> 
   >> At present, I partially agree with you.
   >> How about adding <show> parameter to number type?
   >> Then you can write it like this:

 | My intention was to show just one example of the potential
 | consequences of overloading two functionalities on the same
 | function name.  The similar problem would arise for any
 | of those conflicting arguments such as an integer as <depth> vs <count>,
 | or 'd as <radix> vs <case>.  Unless you make "fmt for number"
 | upper-compatible to "fmt for object" (since a number is an object),
 | you can't write a function which is agnostic to its argument.

Sorry for late response.
I've revised this draft as pointed out above. check it please.

Thanks.
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