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From: Vitaly Lugovsky <vsl@o...>
Subject: Re: circular types?
On Fri, 20 Oct 2000, Chris Hecker wrote:

> >It's exactly similar to value definitions: put a ``and'' between the
> >two recursive definitions.
> >type foo = B of bar
> >and bar = F of foo
> 
> Ah, thanks!  Is there any way to do it without the "and"?  In other words, what if I want to do this but the types are defined "far away" from each other in the source.  The "and" solution works, but I'm looking for something like forward declarations from C++:
> 
> class foo;
> class bar;
> class foo { bar *Bar; };
> // ...lots of stuff...
> class bar { foo *Foo; };

 It's just a C++ way. Sucks. "and" construction is much more informative.

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