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Date: 2004-07-28 (08:06)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: lazyness in ocaml (was : [Caml-list] kprintf with user formatters)
On Wed, 2004-07-28 at 17:26, Pierre Weis wrote:

> There is nothing such as your ``substitution principle'' in Caml,
> except if we restrict the language to truly trivial expressions (as
> soon as expressions may incoporate basic operators such as the integer
> addition your ``principle'' does not stand anymore).

I thought:

let x = expr in f x


f expr

are identical in all circumstances in Ocaml
for all terms 'expr', I must have missed
something .. do you have a counter example?

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