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Date: 2004-06-03 (16:34)
From: Christopher Dutchyn <cdutchyn@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Default values for structures (feature request)

On Thu, 3 Jun 2004, Richard Jones wrote:

> Out of interest, is there a theoretical reason why types shouldn't
> contain values, or is it just because it's a lot of work to change the
> compiler?

This leads to dependent types, and pure type systems, and other esoterica
that are still active research areas -- (read: there are important
questions lacking goood answers).

Chris Dutchyn

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