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From: Jacques Carette <carette@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Why is this allowed?
bluestorm wrote:
> It is actually not the case that type structure items can be shadowed :
> # module A = struct type t = int;; type t = int end;;
> Error: Multiple definition of the type name t.
>        Names must be unique in a given structure or signature.

Exactly.  My desired would be for this non-shadowing restriction to be 
extended to all types, not just type structure items.

Shadowing at the value level is an entirely different issue, and is 
perfectly fine as it is.