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revision 873, Mon Jul 9 15:26:20 2001 UTC revision 874, Mon Jul 9 20:01:40 2001 UTC
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16  Name: Matthias Blume  Name: Matthias Blume
17    Date: 2001/07/09 16:00:00 EDT
18    Tag: blume-20010709-more-varargs
19    Description:
20    
21    I changed the handling of varargs in ml-nlffigen again:
22    The ellipsis ... will now simply be ignored (with an accompanying warning).
23    
24    The immediate effect is that you can actually call a varargs function
25    from ML -- but you can't actually supply any arguments beyond the ones
26    specified explicitly.  (For example, you can call printf with its format
27    string, but you cannot pass additional arguments.)
28    
29    This behavior is only marginally more useful than the one before, but
30    it has the advantage that a function or, more importantly, a function
31    type never gets dropped on the floor, thus avoiding follow-up problems with
32    other types that refer to the offending one.
33    
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35    Name: Matthias Blume
36  Date: 2001/07/09 11:25:00 EDT  Date: 2001/07/09 11:25:00 EDT
37  Tag: blume-20010709-varargs  Tag: blume-20010709-varargs
38  Description:  Description:

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