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Type -- the class of all types

Description

Everything in the system is classified, and the class that a thing belongs to is a type. A type is implemented as a hash table containing method functions for its instances.

The list of types known to the system is displayed below.

Types of type :

Functions and methods returning a type :

Methods that use a type :

Fixed objects of class Type :

For the programmer

The object Type is a type, with ancestor classes MutableHashTable < HashTable < Thing.