English version
Accueil     À propos     Téléchargement     Ressources     Contactez-nous    

Ce site est rarement mis à jour. Pour les informations les plus récentes, rendez-vous sur le nouveau site OCaml à l'adresse ocaml.org.

Browse thread
[Caml-list] Doubly-linked list
[ Home ] [ Index: by date | by threads ]
[ Search: ]

[ Message by date: previous | next ] [ Message in thread: previous | next ] [ Thread: previous | next ]
Date: 2002-08-23 (21:57)
From: John Max Skaller <skaller@o...>
Subject: Re: Polymorphic recursion 9Was Re: [Caml-list] Doubly-linked list)
Diego Olivier Fernandez Pons wrote:

> Brian Rogoff a écrit
>>Oh I'm not arguing that point, I totally agree that it's omission is a 
>>bad thing. However, not everyone agrees, since you it becomes a lot tougher
>>to build a monomorphizing compiler if you allow it, though it has been 
>>suggested that the same tricks you use to manually remove polymorphic
>>recursion could be used in an SSC (sufficiently smart compiler). 
> I do not agree with your analysis since I really do not believe anyone
> could think that polymorphic recursion is useless. But it is a
> _difficult_ subject and the Caml Team is working on it (you can read
> their research summary)

I'm confused. I think you mean *type inference* is difficult
if you want polymorphic recursion?

John Max Skaller, mailto:skaller@ozemail.com.au
snail:10/1 Toxteth Rd, Glebe, NSW 2037, Australia.

To unsubscribe, mail caml-list-request@inria.fr Archives: http://caml.inria.fr
Bug reports: http://caml.inria.fr/bin/caml-bugs FAQ: http://caml.inria.fr/FAQ/
Beginner's list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ocaml_beginners