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From: Yaron Minsky <yminsky@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Preferred use of Invalid_argument and Failure
As in:

  map_of_alist : ('a * 'b) list -> [ `Repeated_key of 'a | `Succ of ('a,'b)
Map.t ]

The return value is both explicit and a polymorphic variant.

y

On 10/24/07, Joel Reymont <joelr1@gmail.com> wrote:
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> Yaron,
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> On Oct 24, 2007, at 12:05 PM, Yaron Minsky wrote:
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> > Where I work, we have come to dearly love the practice of returning
> > polymorphic variants with explicit  variants for various "normal"
> > error cases.
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> Can you elaborate? Are your explicit variants still polymorphic?
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