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RE: Optional types

>>>>> "DS" == David Simmons <quasar@qks.com> writes:

  DS> What I am describing is not something "new". It has been used to
  DS> one degree or another in Smalltalk VM's since the mid-80's where
  DS> it was pioneered. There are quite a few OOPSLA papers on related
  DS> topics in this space which have "submerged" under the Java
  DS> static-language tidal wave.

Can you provide any specific references?  No need to be exhaustive;
I'd be happy to chase the pointers from the more recent work.