[m-rev.] for review: arrays and the debugger

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Sat Jun 16 02:51:31 AEST 2001

On 15-Jun-2001, Zoltan Somogyi <zs at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> library/std_util.m:
> 	Add a new predicate, limited_deconstruct, which usually does what
> 	deconstruct does, but fails (and does not allocate any memory) if
> 	the arity of the supplied term is beyond a given limit.

Why not just use functor/3 to test the arity,
and then call deconstruct/4 or not depending on the arity returned by

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