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From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] A nastier example
On Sun, 2005-05-15 at 05:09, Jon Harrop wrote:

> I think everyone would agree that there are caveats here but this is a 
> question of trade-offs. So the question should be "how can we improve upon 
> the current implementation?". 

> There are many pitfalls associated with equality in OCaml but the existence of 
> polymorphic comparisons is easily justified by their usefulness, IMHO.

Require the user to define the comparison, then provide a way
to generate them 'memberwise' for products and sums.

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