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From: Alessandro Baretta <alex@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Allow declaring classes "final" so self type has no type variables?


james woodyatt wrote:
> On Friday, Sep 6, 2002, at 12:12 US/Pacific, Tim Freeman wrote:
> 
>>
>> Any comments on whether this is a good idea?
> 
> 
> Hide the class with a module signature.  Publish only the class type and 
> one or more functions for constructing objects.

I don't think this is what he meant. I think he would like 
to "finalize" a class for efficiency purposes as opposed to 
"safety" purposes. He is asking for some compiler magic.

Alex

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