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From: Oliver Bandel <oliver@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Arg-module: Float-Args also accept integer values
On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 03:19:15PM -0600, William D. Neumann wrote:
> 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.
> 
[...]

Ah, ok, I see.

Thanks!

(But.... shouldn't throw this an eception, because it's
 an int, not a float?!)

Ciao,
   Oliver