[langsec-discuss] Enforcing validation layer with types

David-Sarah Hopwood david-sarah at jacaranda.org
Thu Jan 3 23:51:02 UTC 2013

On 03/01/13 22:43, William Sargent wrote:
> It's not the case that the type is a label that partially constraints eligible actions.   Types are a way of constructing proofs to the compiler.  For example, you can specify a game of Tic Tac Toe at compile time using the type system:
> http://blog.tmorris.net/understanding-practical-api-design-static-typing-and-functional-programming/

That depends on the type system and other aspects of the language, but
the link above isn't a valid demonstration of it.

David-Sarah Hopwood ⚥

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