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[Caml-list] variant with tuple arg in pattern match?
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Date: 2001-04-11 (14:03)
From: John Max Skaller <skaller@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] variant with tuple arg in pattern match?
Patrick M Doane wrote:

> I think it is good to have these syntax discussions from time to time.
> Obviously it should not be the main focus of attention, but syntax really
> matters for the first impressions a user has with a new programming
> language.

	I don't agree with the first part: syntax is a vitally
important part of any language. It it the concrete representation
of the underlying semantic concepts. If you can't get a clean
and unified syntax .. there is probably a problem in the
underlying semantics.

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