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Re: [Chicken-hackers] substring=?

From: Evan Hanson
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] substring=?
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:37:49 +1200

I disagree.

On 2016-08-26  2:46, Elf wrote:
> substring is an instance of a subset operation, and

It isn't, and neither is `substring=?`, which is a comparison procedure
first and foremost.

> I submit that it shouldn't be named substring

It isn't, it's named `substring=?`, because it compares substrings.

> I think the correct behaviour would be adding a check to the beginning
> of the substring=? procedure, such that

This would break commutativity for the base case and lead to general

My two cents, current behaviour is fine.


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