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From: Ken Wakita <wakita@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Naming conventions

This is a feature I would like to have.  In Scheme, I used to put '*' at the
end of a list of elements and '+' at the end of a list of one or more
elements.

Ken Wakita

> From: "Paul Stodghill" <stodghil@CS.Cornell.EDU>
> Date: Wed, 8 May 2002 09:10:53 -0400
> To: "Caml Mailing List (E-mail)" <caml-list@inria.fr>
> Subject: [Caml-list] Naming conventions
> 
> In Scheme, there is a conventtion that the names of destructive functions end
> with "!" and predicates end with "?". E.g., "append!" vs. "append", and
> "null?", "pair?", etc.
> 
> Are there any similar conventions that people use in O'Caml?
> 
> I ask because I am implementing a class and I want to provide both destructive
> and non-destructive versions of some of the methods. I would like the method
> names to clearly indicate which is which.
> 
> Thanks.
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