FFI spec

Manuel M. T. Chakravarty chak at cse.unsw.edu.au
Mon Apr 8 02:47:04 EDT 2002

"Simon Peyton-Jones" <simonpj at microsoft.com> wrote,

> Since we have two productions, one for foreign import and one 
> for foreign export, let's separate the productions for "entity" into
> "import_entity" and "export_entity".  That way we don't have to 
> say "entity" in *both* 4.1 and 4.2.  

Yes, I see your point.  On the other hand, we'd have

  import_entity -> [String]
  export_entity -> [String]

in the grammar in Section 3, then, and the introductory text
to Section 4 would have to always mention both

Nevertheless, I think, I tend to applying this change.  Any
other opinions?


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