[mercury-users] Higher order programming

Simon Taylor stayl at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Fri Apr 23 14:34:32 AEST 1999

Lee Naish wrote:
> If + also had the nondet mode computing A and B from C (reasonable if
> they are known to be natural numbers) you could use the syntax above for
> a nondeterministic computation also.  Is this a good idea?  It adds more
> "power"/flexibility, but I would argue its *not* a good idea. Similarly,
> multi-moded functions are not a good idea.

Multi-moded functions do make sense where the modes differ only in
uniqueness, or in the determinism of a higher-order argument.


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