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From: rossberg@p...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Unsoundness is essential
skaller wrote:
>
> All advanced programming languages have unsound type systems
> of necessity. Some falsely claim soundness by denying the
> expression of certain type information (eg array bounds
> or the type of integers excluding zero).

No. Soundness is the absence of /untrapped/ errors. Exceptions are
/trapped/ errors. Huge difference, esp with respect to safety and
security.

- Andreas