Thanks for the clarification.

Let's go ahead and add <*>. Regardless of this use case, I think it fits
the current set of custom operators.



*José Valimwww.plataformatec.com.br
<http://www.plataformatec.com.br/>Founder and Director of R&D*

On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 12:42 PM, Stas Versilov <stas.versi...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> The problem is that other math operators used on matrices are only in
> element-wise form (+, -, /, *), so, usual math operators are enough for
> this.
> But multiplication can be element-wise or dot-product, hence, we need two
> separate operators.
>
> I saw Swift guys using <*> for dot-product, seemed like a good choice for
> me.
>
>
>
>
> On Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 1:24:28 PM UTC+4, José Valim wrote:
>>
>> Hi Stas,
>>
>> Given that we already have <|>, I don't see a problem with adding <*>. My
>> only question is why choose dot product to have an operator? Wouldn't
>> matrex end-up requiring other operators anyway? If we add <*>, how would
>> those other operators look like in terms of consistency?
>>
>>
>>
>> *José Valimwww.plataformatec.com.br
>> <http://www.plataformatec.com.br/>Founder and Director of R&D*
>>
>> On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 11:10 AM, Stas Versilov <stas.v...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello!
>>>
>>> I'am developing a matrix manipulation library for Elixir (
>>> https://github.com/versilov/matrex)
>>> and it would be really nice to have <*> operator, so that it could be
>>> overriden for matrices dot product (or element-wise multiplication).
>>>
>>> Is it possible to add it?
>>>
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