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Date: 2004-05-26 (16:04)
From: Damien Doligez <damien.doligez@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] unix.chop_extension
On May 26, 2004, at 17:50, skaller wrote:

> This is mathematically an ill formed statement.
> You cannot say P(x), when x doesn't exist,
> for a predicate P. That could lead to a contradiction.

And yet... You can open a file that doesn't exist.

Obviously, the word "exist" is not used in filesystem semantics
with the meaning that you are implying.

-- Damien

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