24 Oct 2001 07:42:48 -0000
John Hughes wrote:
> What we need is different binding syntax for monomorphic and polymorphic
> bindings. Roll on := and = ...
If I recall correctly, in some earlier language (KRC?)
this difference was achieved by letting let-bindings be
polymorphic, and where-bindings be monomorphic.
The idea was that where-bindings ONLY encode sharing,
i.e., making the term graph structure explicit.
I actually like that distinction....