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From: eijiro_sumii@a...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] exceptions and the polymorphic equality
From: Nils Goesche <cartan@cartan.de>
> I can't see any ``issue'' here:
> 
> # e == e';;
> - : bool = false
> 
> # try raise e with e -> ();;
> - : unit = ()

Is this a kind of sophisticated joke or something?:-) It catches _any_
exception.

From: Nils Goesche <cartan@cartan.de>
> OTOH, we also have
> 
> # 2 == 2;;
> - : bool = true
> # 2.0 == 2.0;;
> - : bool = false
> 
> So, this still doesn't seem like a bug to me...

I've never said or even thought that "Foo == Foo" being false is a
bug; it just implies that constant exceptions are not "simple
single-word" objects (like integers and constant constructors) in
OCaml, I suppose, as floats are not.

	Eijiro
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