On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 10:27 PM, Nathan Froyd<froydnj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> What about moving some language-specific bits from type to base?
> I suppose that's doable but:
> - Doesn't that make base bigger (i.e. it affects everything, whereas
> the proposed patch is neutral wrt space)?
Yes, but you are moving a type-specific bit into the generic type
node. If we go down this path, we'll get the messy trees like before.
You do this once now, and everyone who needs a bit will use your patch
as an example for an excuse...
> - I personally don't know which bits could be safely moved.
Probably no-one knows. That's why you have a salary: Gives you time to
figure it out ;-)