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A function for datatype-generic programming

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Diverse and even conflicting definitions of "generic function" have been used in the past. The present ontology assumes the notion of generic function in the sense of datatype-generic programming. Thus, a generic function is a polymorphic function (because it can be applied to many types) that is also able to observe structure of (some of the) types in which it is parameterized.

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For instance, the "Scrap your boilerplate" style of generic programming supports the definition of generic functions. See corresponding illustrations.

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