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    Good article!

    The title suggested something very different to me though. Often, “kinds of polymorphism” means some selection from parametric polymorphism, subtype polymorphism, and ad hoc polymorphism. Of those, Rust has two: parametric and subtype. Parametric polymorphism is provided with Rust’s “generics” feature with trait bounds; subtype polymorphism arises with lifetime “outlives”-bounds, which form a subtyping relationship where longer bounds are subtypes of shorter bounds.

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      I’ve also been down this rabbithole, here are some thoughts :) https://github.com/jlricon/rust-impl-struct

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        You could have .into_enum() be part of the trait. That way you don’t have to worry about non-first-class implementations.