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Re: Overloading StringJoin

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  • Subject: [mg109894] Re: Overloading StringJoin
  • From: Mark Adler <madler at>
  • Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 06:46:55 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <hsr8al$bev$> <ht33iq$hfh$>

On 2010-05-20 03:40:26 -0700, Bill Rowe said:
> Yes, ** already has a built-in meaning See ref/NonCommutativeMultiply

I did already know that, but I also knew that ** doesn't actually do
anything!  Furthermore, joining lists is non-commutative.

I don't like circle-plus aesthetically, which people keep suggesting. 
I will be using a compound symbol, maybe **, but probably not.


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