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From: David McClain <dmcclain@a...>
Subject: Re: WWW Page of Team PLClub (Re: ICFP programming contest: results)
I would think that you would get into trouble with a closure representation
because there is no equality operation defined on them, and you would have
to evaluate the closure to obtain the value representing the name... that
sounds overly expensive in time and space.

- DM

-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan Monnier <monnier+lists/caml/news/@RUM.CS.YALE.EDU>
Newsgroups: lists.caml
To: caml-list@inria.fr <caml-list@inria.fr>
Date: Thursday, October 05, 2000 1:35 PM
Subject: Re: WWW Page of Team PLClub (Re: ICFP programming contest: results)


>>>>>> "David" == David McClain <dmcclain@azstarnet.com> writes:
>> Could you provide a reference to de Bruijin indexing? I recall reading
about
>
>On a related note, how would that compare (performancewise) to an
>approach like "abstract syntax" (represent a function not
>as (<id>, <exp>) and neither as <exp> (as in the case of deBruijn)
>but as fn x => <exp>) ?
>
>
>        Stefan
>