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Date: 2006-08-08 (21:19)
From: William D. Neumann <wneumann@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Arg-module: Float-Args also accept integer values
On Tue, 8 Aug 2006, Oliver Bandel wrote:

> Is this a wanted behaviour?
> It's an implicit conversion from the integer value in the cli-string
> to float. Even if this is very convenient for a user, it is not
> completely following OCaml's philosophy (regarding types).

Not really.  It's the same behavior as float_of_string (because it uses 
float of string).

# float_of_string "42";;
- : float = 42.

William D. Neumann


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