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Data Types Issue 12: Drop identity-equality distinction
 
Data Types Issue 12: Drop identity-equality distinction
  
Introduction
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== Introduction ==
  
 
Remove the artificial distinction between identity and equality.
 
Remove the artificial distinction between identity and equality.
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This would not be backward compatible.
 
This would not be backward compatible.
  
Discussion
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== Discussion ==
  
 
This was discussed May 2005 in the data types BOF. Proposed  
 
This was discussed May 2005 in the data types BOF. Proposed  
 
action: Accept and add equivalence definitions for  
 
action: Accept and add equivalence definitions for  
 
EN, AD, PQ, CD, possibly others
 
EN, AD, PQ, CD, possibly others

Revision as of 18:13, 14 May 2006

Data Types Issue 12: Drop identity-equality distinction

Introduction

Remove the artificial distinction between identity and equality. We do a whole lot of goofy things (like make addresses BAGs instead of SETs because we need to support duplicate addresses with different times.

This would not be backward compatible.

Discussion

This was discussed May 2005 in the data types BOF. Proposed action: Accept and add equivalence definitions for EN, AD, PQ, CD, possibly others