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From: Sebastien Briais <sebastien.briais@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] About polymorphic methods and recursive classes
Florian Hars wrote:

> Sebastien Briais wrote:
>
>> But what is the reason of this limitation ? I do not see the reasons 
>> since for example, in Generic Java, such a definition is correct
>
>
> I don't know if it is directly related to your problem, but Generic 
> Java is a bad reference point, because it's type inference is know to 
> be unsound:
>
> http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/types/archives/current/msg00849.html
>
> Yours, Florian
>
This problem in type inference has been fixed  since january 2002:

http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/types/archives/current/msg00921.html

Sébastien


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