Yes, I've been meaning to submit a PR. The last one contained several other
changes which were substantially more controversial. My plan was to split
the PR up into smaller changes.
On Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 4:48:21 PM UTC-4, Páll Haraldsson wrote:
> On Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 4:50:26 PM UTC, Fengyang Wang wrote:
>> but type piracy is bad practice. This method should really be in Base.
> As always, if something, should be in Base or Julia, then I think a PR is
> [Maybe I do not fully understand this (yes, type piracy I guess equals,
> accessing internal variable, that would be Private (to not violate Parnas'
> Principles) in other languages).
> I like how Julia avoids Hoare's self-admitted billion dollar mistake. It
> seems to violate Parnas' but since no type can subtype a concrete type, it
> may not, or at least that violation can always be avoided(?).]