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From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Efficency of varient types
On Monday 28 November 2005 07:49, Jacques Garrigue wrote:
> More importantly, polymorphic variants are internally encoded as
> integers, so there is no representation cost for constant tags.

Is pattern matching over constant ordinary variants not more efficient than 
pattern matching over constant polymorphic variants when compiled to native 
code?

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Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
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