[mercury-users] Mutually exclusive goals

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Thu Jul 8 13:26:21 AEST 1999

On 08-Jul-1999, Peter Schachte <schachte at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> I think it's a very good idea to create an `ordered' type class, and
> probably `partial_order' and `total_order' subclasses, as well.

What would be the difference between the `ordered' type class and
its `partial_order' subclass?  Does it make sense to use "<", ">",
etc. for something which is not at least a partial ordering?

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