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Date: 2007-10-04 (15:31)
From: Lukasz Stafiniak <lukstafi@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Unsoundness is essential
A "sound program refuter" will not reject correct programs.

On 10/4/07, skaller <> wrote:
> To be bold I propose type theorists have got it totally wrong.
> I want an unsound type system! It much better than the useless
> but 'sound' type system of Python, in which the type inference
> engine decides all values have type Object and proves
> in vacuuo that all programs are type-safe, only to do the
> dependent type checks at run time anyhow -- a cheat known
> as dynamic typing.