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Date: 2005-02-07 (16:59)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] The boon of static type checking
On Mon, 2005-02-07 at 21:57, Ville-Pertti Keinonen wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-02-06 at 23:34 -0600, Brian Hurt wrote:
> > optimizations to it.  Of course, the more I look at SSA, the more it looks 
> > like a functional language to me.  So, in effect, the GCC optimization 
> While the single-assignment aspect of SSA could be considered
> "functional", representing control flow using blocks and branches can't.

Yeah it can, it has been proven SSA is equivalent to
a purely functional representation. Branches are done with CPS.
Sorry I can't find the paper: the paper was actually written
to explain *why* SSA is easy to analyse.

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