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From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: immutable strings (Re: Array 4 MB size limit)
On Thursday 25 May 2006 08:23, j h woodyatt wrote:
> Change the way strings are boxed so that there is an additional tag
> for immutable strings as opposed to the normal mutable ones.  In all
> respects, allow string objects with either tag to be treated the same
> by functions that do not modify the content of the string.  When the
> "safe" variants of the string mutation functions are called on a
> string object with the immutable tag, throw a runtime exception.

Blech. I didn't come all this way for dynamic typing... ;-)

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Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
Objective CAML for Scientists
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