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Re: in defense of types

   To: Matthias Felleisen <matthias@ccs.neu.edu>
   Cc: Michael Vanier <mvanier@cs.caltech.edu>, jay@kldp.org, 
   Subject: Re: in defense of types
   From: Pixel <pixel@mandrakesoft.com>
   Date: 30 May 2002 14:54:39 +0200
   Matthias Felleisen <matthias@ccs.neu.edu> writes:
   > Pixel, the point of Y is NOT to use let rec :)
   ok, sorry.
   anyway, i find it more readable that way:
   let z f = 
     let g = function (I x) -> f (fun z -> x (I x) z) in
     g (I g)
   > For people who need to see a typed version in ML that works
   > for ALL types, see the last page of "The Little MLer". 
   > For those who need to see this in Java, take a look at the 
   > last page of "A Little Java, A Few Patterns."
   alas, i don't wanna order those books to read the last page :-(

Okay, then, let me recommend that you also read
pages 1 through N-1.  :-)

--Guy Steele