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Date: 2004-09-22 (10:50)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: OCAML Downcasting?
On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 16:31, Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk wrote:

> sometimes the cost outweights the benefits. For example static
> detection of possible division by 0 would be impractical.

You could use a monad .. :)

> And guess what? No language I know checks division by 0 statically

Hehe --:>

include "std";
print (1/0); endl;

[skaller@pelican] ~>flxg aa

That's a compile time error (Dang -- and its a bug too,
the error should report the location .. :)

But I assume you mean 'exhaustively'.

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