Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 13:36:55 +0100
From: Xavier Leroy <Xavier.Leroy@inria.fr>
To: "Frank A. Christoph" <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: Warnings in ocaml
In-Reply-To: <007a01be5e49$8825ba30$6f50ebca@newton>; from Frank A. Christoph on Mon, Feb 22, 1999 at 06:55:50PM +0900
> I copied from SML and defined a procedure "ignore":
> so now I would write:
> ignore (f x y); ...
I was considering adding this to the standard library, implemented in
such a way that no function call actually takes place. It seems to
strike a reasonable balance between the safety of the warning and the
inconvenience of writing "let _ = ..."
- Xavier Leroy
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