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From: Nick Name <nick.name@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Is arrow programming impossible in ocaml?
Alle 05:02, martedì 14 ottobre 2003, Jacques Garrigue ha scritto:
> But as long as you represent arrows by normal functions (as this
> seems to be the case in the paper), eta-expanding should solve the
> problem.
>

Unfortunately I can't; I am using arrows to hide a function-like 
structure wich is more complex than functions

>   let a y = arr (fun x -> x) y
>
> Not also that there is no problem if Arr is a constructor:

I can't do this in general, either, because I need the (>>>) combinator, 
wich represents (reverse) function composition, so

type ('a,'b) t = Arr of ('a -> 'b) | Seq of ((('a,'c) t) * (('c,'b) t))

where Seq is the composition, is not writeable because I would need to 
make 'c a parameter for t, and then ('a,'c) t would no longer be valid 
etc.

Do anyone see another solution?

Thanks & bye

Vincenzo



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