Question about None

Paul Rubin http
Sun Jun 14 23:19:37 CEST 2009

Andre Engels <andreengels at> writes:
> I was making a point that I don't agree that "nothing" would match any
> type. The reason was that anything of the type car is one car, not two
> cars or zero cars, but "nothing" is zero cars. You don't agree with
> me, so apparently you are of the opinion that "nothing" would be a car.

I don't agree that "nothing" is "zero cars".  Just like I don't agree
that the empty set, the empty list, and the empty string are the same

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