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Date: 2000-03-18 (17:50)
From: Jan Brosius <jan.brosius@v...>
Subject: to have labels or not

I am looking around to have a good , free and very easy language , portable
and so on, producing fast code. Objective Caml was and still is for me a
serious candidate among the many free portable languages on the net. I
realise that it is not up to me to enforce a decision . I also realize that
credits always should be given to the implementors and France's research
institute INRIA.

My personal choice is not to use labels at all because it makes the readable
code  too big, it is better I think  to use meaningful words and within
comments to clarify the types of the functions.

I think I would never use the "label on " option.

function x -> ..   could be shortened  by : \x ->.....  I think and the use
of [`a] instead of  `a list and the use of  list comprensions as in Haskell
could shorten the readable code and maintain readability.

friendly et amicalement

Jan Brosius