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From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Subclasses and pattern matching

Possibly I'm being dumb here, but wouldn't it be better to use
a union type, eg:

type num = Int of int | Float of float

type list_of_nums = num list

let print_num = function
    Int i -> print_endline (string_of_int i)
  | Float f -> print_endline (string_of_float f)

let print_nums = List.iter print_num

Rich.

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