Fwd: Small poll
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
> 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.
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