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From: Remi VANICAT <vanicat@l...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] syntax change (was: camlp4o problem)
Markus Mottl <markus@oefai.at> writes:

> On Tue, 05 Feb 2002, Brian Rogoff wrote:
> > If you want Revised to become popular, start writing all of your code
> > in Revised.
> 
> Having seriously considered revised syntax as alternative, the only
> but finally decisive argument against switching was that (nearly)
> nobody else was using it. If you want to make your code available to
> other people, you'll have to take social aspects of programming into
> consideration, too.

may be. But camlp4 is written in revised syntax, and there are a lot
of people using it (at least I believe). So the fact that a library or a
tool is written in revised or standard library doesn't change anything
for those who use it. The only problem is for those who want to change
the source, but it's not so hard to learn this syntax if you want to
use it.

By the way, is there any caml-mode for Emacs and the revised syntax ? 

-- 
Rémi Vanicat
vanicat@labri.u-bordeaux.fr
http://dept-info.labri.u-bordeaux.fr/~vanicat
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