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Date: 2003-11-18 (19:24)
From: Xavier Leroy <xavier.leroy@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] GC and file descriptors
> If the type of a function included its exception specification,
> could Caml infer exception specifications?

Yes, with the proviso that you need a fairly sophisticated exception
analysis to get enough precision in practice.  See for instance the
PhD work of my former student, François Pessaux:

François Pessaux and Xavier Leroy. Type-based analysis of uncaught
exceptions. ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems,
22(2):340-377, 2000.

- Xavier Leroy

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