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From: Nicolas Pouillard <nicolas.pouillard@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] interest in a much simpler, but modern, Caml?
On Sun, 08 Aug 2010 20:52:53 +0200, Florian Weimer <> wrote:
> * Jeremy Bem:
> > Yes and no, respectively.  In other words, nothing new here.
> Oh.  I just happen to think that those two are very high on the list
> of things you want to fix once you can start with a clean slate.
> > Is there a better approach to polymorphic equality floating around?
> Besides type classes?  I'm not sure.  It's probably possible to remove
> this feature from the language, with a little bit of syntactic
> overhead to pass around a matching comparison function.

Yes for instance the very concise local opening notation comes in handy here:

if Int.(x = 42) then ... else ...

Nicolas Pouillard