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From: Chet Murthy <murthy@p...>
Subject: Re: Irrelevant variables in patterns

>>>>> On Sat, 28 May 1994 12:08:22 -0000, Christophe Raffalli <cr@dcs.ed.ac.uk> said:

> Superfluous warning confuse the programmer, and cause him to
> disregard the warnings completely.  Which can cause him real pain
> when it was a warning that he should have heeded.

	CR> I strongly disagree with this statement. If you get a lot of
	CR> warning, it means you have a particular style of programming
	CR> (for instance catching all exceptions in most of the
	CR> handler). Then what you really needs is a compiler option to
	CR> discard a particular warning (or class or warning) so you only
	CR> get the warnings which are relevant to you programming style.

How about an ML-Lint?  Anybody out there writing one?

--chet--