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From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Feature proposal: improved compare
On Monday 02 October 2006 21:36, Tom wrote:
> I believe the compare function from standard library should be extended to
> allow total ordering of functional types (= closures). I suggest something
> like...

I believe that won't work with OCaml's GC because it contains a copying 
collector, obviating a total ordering over pairs of pointers.

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Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
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