On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 3:37 PM, Patrick R. Michaud <pmich...@pobox.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 09:47:37AM +0100, Smylers wrote:
> On the other hand, many of our other list-y methods also work on
> scalars (treating them as a list of 1 element -- essentially a no-op):
> .join, .sort, .any, .all, .rotate, .max, .min, .pick, .reduce, .values,
> etc.  It might be inconsistent that .reverse on a scalar warns when
> the others do not.

Personally I don't see the point of providing such methods and then
making them warn. A scalar acting as a one element list is a useful
abstraction for generic code. All abstractions are leaky, but this
would be too leaky for my tastes.


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