Why tuple with one item is no tuple

Ville Vainio ville at spammers.com
Tue Mar 29 15:44:20 CEST 2005


>>>>> "Ville" == Ville Vainio <ville at spammers.com> writes:

    Ville> To me, nothing is more natural than "ab" + "cd" ==
    Ville> "abcd". Also [1,2] + [3,4] == [1,2,3,4]. "Dot product" is
    Ville> not really too useful in real world (non-mathematical)
    Ville> apps.

... and of course by "dot product", I don't mean dot product at all. I
was thinking of summing vectors, which is not that much more common
either.

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