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From: Thomas Fischbacher <Thomas.Fischbacher@P...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Problem with the old Num implementation of ocaml (fwd) (PR#1989)

On Sat, 27 Dec 2003, Damien Doligez wrote:

> This bug is in fact in the ML part of the Num library, which is common
> to both the old and new Num implementations.  I think it dates back to
> Caml Light.
(...)
> This "nondeterminism" comes from using a Nat.nat with an uninitialised
> digit, using whatever was already in memory at that address.

Many thanks for your prompt action. (By the way, ocaml is a very nice tool 
for certain kinds of calculations in Superstring/M-Theory - see 
http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0312262 .)

-- 
regards,               tf@cip.physik.uni-muenchen.de              (o_
 Thomas Fischbacher -  http://www.cip.physik.uni-muenchen.de/~tf  //\
(lambda (n) ((lambda (p q r) (p p q r)) (lambda (g x y)           V_/_
(if (= x 0) y (g g (- x 1) (* x y)))) n 1))                  (Debian GNU)

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