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From: Michal Moskal <malekith@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Reason why 'for' doesn't work across floats?
On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 02:11:52PM +0000, Richard Jones wrote:
> Is there a particular reason why I shouldn't be allowed to step over
> floats?
> 
> # for r = 0. to 9. step 1. do printf "%f" r done;;
>           --
> This expression has type float but is here used with type int

let f a b = for x = a to b do () done

What type would f have (int -> int -> int or float -> float -> float)?
One would need "for.", which doesn't seem appealing.

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