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From: Nicolas Cannasse <warplayer@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] failwith, raise and type inference
> >let rec f1 key dict =
> > match dict with
> > [] -> failwith "The key " ^ key ^ " could not be found"
> > | (aKey, aValue)::tail ->
> > if (aKey = key)
> > then aValue
> > else f1 key tail;;

The tip is here :

failwith "The key " ^ key ^ " could not be found"

is actually equivalent to :

(failwith "The key ") ^ key ^ " could not be found"

and different from (what you were thinking) :

failwith ("The key " ^ key ^ " could not be found")

Regards,
Nicolas Cannasse

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