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Date: 2004-10-23 (03:39)
From: David Brown <caml-list@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Single-case union types as strong typedefs
On Sat, Oct 23, 2004 at 12:31:39PM +0900, Jacques Garrigue wrote:

> The problem you describe only occurs when your single constructor has
> only one argument.
> Indeed, this would be nice to have the overhead compiled away.
> I don't remember whether there was a concrete reason not to.

Another reason is that is breaks compatibility with existing C bindings, or
at least potentially does.


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