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From: Vitaly Lugovsky <vsl@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Newbie: declarations
On Sat, 16 Jun 2001 leary@nwlink.com wrote:

> Is there a way to declare a variable and not initialize it, like C?
>
> int i;
> i = 0;

 It's an almost functional language, so please avoid variables. And use
references only when you really need 'em. Refer to the Guide about
references and named tuples.

> More to the point, is there a way to declare a record variable without
> listing/initializing all the fields?  If yes, what are the default values?

 You have to initialize 'em always. 'cause you're using a strictly typed
language.

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