Today I learned:
1. Plymouth—the software for displaying graphical loading animations for Linux systems—has its own custom scripting language, and
2. This dynamic type union thing is a feature of that scripting language:
and what is the difference from function overloading?
@keweddji so it's a form of exception catch?
@pasqui023 That's a good way of thinking about it. The weirdness to me comes from exposing a specific exception-catching mechanism using the same mechanism that creates dynamic intersection types as well as hashmap unions.
It seems more that when used on non function objects it does the dual of that operation
So in a sense it is quite elegant
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