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Date: 2003-06-24 (12:57)
From: Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] copy of parametrized object
On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 09:36:08PM +0900, Jacques Garrigue wrote:
> famous value restriction: any function application result is
> non-polymorphic, and an object construtctor is seen as a function
> application.

BTW (but surely a bit off-thread), could you remember me for which
reason object constructors are not considered functions consistently in
the ocaml language? Why is currently not possible to do:

  type foo = Foo of int | Bar of int Foo [1; 2; 3; 4]



Stefano Zacchiroli  --  Master in Computer Science @ Uni. Bologna, Italy
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