Operator overloading semantics

Thomas Arts thomas@REDACTED
Tue Mar 5 13:25:32 CET 2002

Chris Pressey wrote:

> I've written a module (a behaviour) which allows the programmer to change
> the operator overloading semantics of Erlang.
> As overloaded operators are a double-edged sword, my question is, do you
> think it would be wise to release this publicly?

I think it would be a nice user contribution. Since it is
not standard in the language, only people that really feel 
the need for it will use this feature of operator overloading.

I assume Erlang programs clever enough to know whether
they can use something or not.


Thomas Arts
Computer Science Laboratory

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