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Type void

Fuzion's void type is the only type that does not have any values. Not having any values means that there is no means to produce a value of this type. Any feature with void as result type is therefore guaranteed never to return.

Void result of endless loop

A simple way to create code whose result is of type void is an endless loop:







Some intrinsic standard features also result in void, e.g. exit. Consequently, a feature that ends with a call to exit results in a void result:







void is sometimes useful as a generic argument if it should be impossible to provide any actual values of that type. An examples is an empty array, whose default type is array<void>. No values can be extracted from an empty array, since this would result in an index error: