Question about None
Sat Jun 20 05:38:00 EDT 2009
Paul LaFollette <paul.lafollette at gmail.com> writes:
> So, what I would like is some sort of object that is a "kind of"
> everything but contains nothing, a unique minimal element of the
> partial ordering imposed on the set of classes by the inheritance
> heierarchy. Whilst I am not naive mathematically, I am relatively
> naive in the area of language design. In my naivete, it seemed to me
> that None could have been designed to be such a thing. Apparently
> that is incorrect.
I don't remember if I linked to this article:
You might like it. If you want to learn some contemporary programming
language theory at a mathematical level, start with Harper's
"Practical Foundations for Programming Languages":
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