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Date: 2002-02-05 (12:17)
From: Jérôme_Marant <jerome.marant@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Syntax Changes in OCaml
On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 12:23:35PM +0100, Markus Mottl wrote:
> On Mon, 04 Feb 2002, dbmcclain wrote:
> > But this greater discussion has me wondering about whether you are
> > talking of more egregious changes to the language syntax.... If so,
> > it will certainly push me as a user to consider other alternatives. I
> > don't wish to spend my time rewriting old code to keep up with a moving
> > target language...
> There may be a misunderstanding here: the problem with the recent changes,
> even if they were rather innocuous, is that you really have to adapt your
> sources. At least for me this was not a big deal, because I had mostly
> avoided labels so far, but it would be a nightmare if large parts of
> the syntax changed.

  Isn't the -nolabels option here for backward compatibility?


Jérôme Marant
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