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From: Francois-Rene Rideau <fare@t...>
Subject: [Caml-list] printf and scanf
On Tue, 30 Apr 2002 12:22:49 +0000 (UTC), frappo wrote:
> Unfortunately, Danvy's encoding relies on the fact that
> the format specification is *not* a string.
Isn't camlp4 the obvious solution to this problem?
Format strings could "just" be processed at compile-time
by a camlp4 extension that produces a Danvy-style encoding
out of the format string.
Runtime processing of format string is more problematic,
but who needs that, anyway? Instead of concatenating format strings,
you'd directly use Danvy-style combinators.

Just my 2.e-7 kg of gold worth.

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