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Closure conversion as part of vectorisation

TODO describe the treatment of higher-order functions and closure conversion here. The relevant paper is The approach is described in more detail in

From the Skype discussion, 16 Mar 07

For each function f::ty, create a closure-converted function fc::ty', where ty' is the closure-converted verion of ty. Optimisation: make fc=f, if the code for fc will be identical to that of f.

For each data type T, create a closure-converted data type Tc, whose constructors use Clo instead of ->. Optimisation: if Tc is identical to T, don't create a new data type.

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