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From: Christophe Raffalli <christophe.raffalli@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Why can't I call a function over a subclass?

The problem is that OCaml type-checker is unification based instead of subtyping-constraint based
and therefore require (useless) type cast in some place (with variant and objects) ... This is why
you get unnatural behaviour of the type-checker with oo and variant in OCaml ...


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