What is a type error?
marshall.spight at gmail.com
Mon Jun 26 22:18:24 EDT 2006
Pascal Costanza wrote:
> Consider division by zero: appropriate arguments for division are
> numbers, including the zero.
A bold assertion!
The general question is, what do we do about partial functions?
> The dynamic type check will typically not
> check whether the second argument is zero, but will count on the fact
> that the processor will raise an exception one level deeper.
This is an implementation artifact, and hence not relevant to our
understanding of the issue.
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