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[Axiom-developer] Re: [Axiom-commit] SF.net SVN: axiom:  branches/w
[Axiom-developer] Re: [Axiom-commit] SF.net SVN: axiom:  branches/wh-sandbox
Sun, 26 Nov 2006 14:53:49 +0100 (CET)
Vanuxem Gregory wrote:
> Le samedi 25 novembre 2006 ? 15:42 -0800, address@hidden
> a écrit :
> > Revision: 317
> > http://svn.sourceforge.net/axiom/?rev=317&view=rev
> > Author: whebisch
> > Date: 2006-11-25 15:42:55 -0800 (Sat, 25 Nov 2006)
> > + * src/interp/setq.lisp.pamphlet: set |$noSubsumption| to t.
> Do you know the meaning of this variable ? It seems to me that some
> categories/domains/packages modify it but I have to say that I know
> nothing about it.
AFAICS this variable (when set to nil) enables using members of
unions in some places where union is expected. I suspect that it
has only effect on function signatures. In particular, when this
variable is set to nil Axiom may choose different versions of
Note that the change I did is a no-op: |$noSubsumption| were set
to t by xrun.boot.pamphlet.