[m-dev.] Thinking about mode analysis and uniqueness

Ralph Becket rafe at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Tue Jan 7 07:54:38 AEDT 2003

Fergus Henderson, Tuesday,  7 January 2003:
> Ralph Becket, you wrote:
> > Nancy Mazur, Monday,  6 January 2003:
> > > I don't know how finegrained you are planning to go (and I'm not sure
> > > anymore what the goal of this mode-analysis was in the first place),
> > 
> > The point is to identify safe cells for reuse in the context of nested
> > unique values.
> I thought the problem that you were trying to solve was lack of support
> for nested unique modes in the mode system?

That's right - and the point of nested unique modes is to support safe
destructive update, surely.

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