typing

Sean Hinde <>
Wed Aug 23 16:18:02 CEST 2000


Thomas,

> A separate file stating 
> Messages formats used in this module:
> 
> {tag1,*,*,tag2,*}
> {tag3,*}
> tag4
> {tag5,*,*}
> 
> together with a small addition to a parse tool would do. But 
> it won't prevent
> you from calling a process with {compute,16} and receiving 
> {compute,X} when list(X) ->

Agreed, but it would help I think. Better even in the same file! Maybe I'll
have a bash at something.

> Adding a string type is something one needs to do in the 
> runtime system. I don't know
> why this hasn't been done. The booleans should have had their 
> own type as well.

Any news on this front for R7 (or R8)?

Sean



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