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Date: 1994-03-01 (15:37)
From: Martin Elsman <mael@i...>
Subject: Documentation for the type-checker for Caml Light
Hello Caml-list listener's

Does anybody know if there exist any documentation of the type-
checker of Caml Light. 'The ZINC Experiment: An Economical
Implementation of The ML-Language' by Xavier Leroy, 1990 does
not include type-checking :-(.

I'm trying to attach equality type variables to Caml Light
together with imperative type variables and overloaded
builtin operators. The code of Caml Light is not 'just' the
Hindley/Milner/Robinson kind of thing, though there are
similarities. What are dangerous type variables and why does
the type checker include two unification algorithms?

Best regards

Martin Elsman

Martin Elsman                       The Technical University of Denmark
E-Mail:                   Department of Computer Science