value_types + struct+types = decimal

Sam Ruby rubys at
Mon Oct 18 16:17:25 PDT 2010

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 6:57 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:
> You could use frozen binary data to implement the representation of a value type, whose operators and literal syntax would come from its object-like "clothing" (whether declarative via new syntax or using some Proxy-like API, details TBD).

Any reason to believe that would necessarily incur significant
performance overhead?  If not, that's fine with me.

- Sam Ruby

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