Fwd: Small poll

Eric Newhuis enewhuis@REDACTED
Fri Dec 12 00:10:34 CET 2003

>> PS. I am curious whether Eric Newhuis could elaborate on:
>>> But we presently rely on this behavior and do not
>>> treat it as a warning.
>>     Exactly how do you "rely" on this?
> Wonder not.  Sorry; I misinterpreted your query.  I thought this was 
> an "undefined variable" issue.  Since it is not I hereby redact my 
> statement.
> On the other hand I am glad to hear that HIPE does more checking.  The 
> Engineer in me wants as many constraints as are possible to enforce so 
> I can avoid writing a number of runtime tests.  Yes I love Erlang.  
> But I sure do miss the days of defining my own rules in C++ and 
> letting the compiler check them for me.  Please keep up the good work 
> with the HIPE compiler.
> Sincerely,
> Eric

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