On 2013-11-15 12:54:53 -0800, Josh Berkus wrote:
> On 11/15/2013 12:25 PM, Merlin Moncure wrote:
> > Kinda yes, kinda no. Here's a rough sketch of what I'm thinking:
> > *) 'json' type internally has a binary as well a text representation.
> > The text representation is basically the current type behavior
> <snip long detailed explanation of behavior-dependant type>
> That's not at all workable. Users would be completely unable to predict
> or understand the JSON type and how it acts. That's not just violating
> POLS; that's bashing POLS' head in with a shovel.
It's also not currently possible to implement such a behaviour inside a
type's functions. You'd need core code cooperation.
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