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Date: 2002-02-05 (02:39)
From: Daniel de Rauglaudre <daniel.de_rauglaudre@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] syntax change (was: camlp4o problem)

On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 02:52:29PM -0800, Chris Hecker wrote:

> I think you rarely get a chance to change major things, and so you
> should take the opportunity before it's too late.

Which opportunity? I don't see any opportunity now.

It has always been too late: it was too late 8 years ago when Zinc was
created, which was supposed to be "Zinc Is Not Caml" in the
beginning...  but Zinc became "Caml" Light, because of a lot of
reasons, the same reasons that people continue to use now: it is not
standard, it is complicated because of teaching... The same reasons
continue and I don't see any specific opportunity now.

I don't think that you, users, must wait for us, the caml team, to
change the syntax. The standard syntax will never change in our side,
you can be sure of that.

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