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From: Ville-Pertti Keinonen <will@e...>
Subject: Re: Baffeld by manual (Was: [Caml-list] baffled by semicolon)
skaller wrote:

>The single ; is (usually) left associative binary sequencing
>operator of type unit that takes two expressions of 
>type unit as an argument:
>
>	e1 ; e2
>
>evaluates e1, then e2 (for side effects).
>  
>
e1 is evaluated for side-effects, the value of e2 is the value of the 
entire expression, it does not need to be of type unit.

You could think of ; as having the type unit -> 'a -> 'a

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