Version française
Home     About     Download     Resources     Contact us    
Browse thread
[Caml-list] Stupid question
[ Home ] [ Index: by date | by threads ]
[ Search: ]

[ Message by date: previous | next ] [ Message in thread: previous | next ] [ Thread: previous | next ]
Date: -- (:)
From: Alex Baretta <alex@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Stupid question
Frederic van der Plancke wrote:
> 
> Hendrik Tews wrote:
>
>>There is a special exception: true, false, [], (), and :: are
>>constructor names, see 6.3 Naming objects. One can ideed write
>>
>># type x = true of int | () of string | :: of float
> 
> 
> But you better have a pair of types after '::' ;-)

You'd also better make sure that the the type definition is 
right-recursive through :: , or you won't be able to type-check

let fuz = foo :: bar :: buz

Alex

-------------------
To unsubscribe, mail caml-list-request@inria.fr Archives: http://caml.inria.fr
Bug reports: http://caml.inria.fr/bin/caml-bugs FAQ: http://caml.inria.fr/FAQ/
Beginner's list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ocaml_beginners