[Types-sig] New syntax?

Skip Montanaro skip@mojam.com (Skip Montanaro)
Thu, 16 Dec 1999 15:39:45 -0600 (CST)

    Paul> Separate files are a necessity to handle C-coded types.

    Martijn> Um? Why?

My guess is so that declaration and definition are separated.  If
"definition" roughly means "import", you'd like to get at an object's
interface without actually importing (or perhaps even parsing it?) the
module it is defined in and risking the side effects of import.

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