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Date: 2000-11-11 (16:19)
From: John Max Skaller <skaller@o...>
Subject: Re: fixed length arrays as types
Xavier Leroy wrote:

> To me, having array sizes in the array types is mostly a left-over
> from languages where the compiler needs to treat static or
> stack-allocated arrays differently than dynamically-allocated arrays.

	I'm not sure I can agree: I think the failure of
functional languages to cope with array sizes is simply
due to a lack of theory. 

	See http://www-staff.socs.uts.edu.au/~cbj.

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