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From: Christopher L Conway <cconway@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] type unsoundness with constraints and polymorphic variants
On Feb 13, 2008 9:53 AM, Mattias Engdegård <mattias@virtutech.se> wrote:
> >I would be very impressed if a student managed to write a full formal
> >semantic in a summer.
>
> So would most people, but we may be missing the goal. A solid
> understanding of the language for serious programming or even
> independent reimplementation does not necessarily require formal
> semantics. A careful prose description would probably do.

A careful prose description is what I intended to propose. A true
formal semantics is neither necessary nor sufficient.

Chris