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Date: 2002-08-27 (10:58)
From: Alain Frisch <frisch@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Hashtbl.hash and Hashtbl.hash_param
On Tue, 27 Aug 2002 jeanmarc.eber@lexifi.com wrote:

> Conclusion: personally, I don’t want progress of the compiler made difficult by
> a 100% backward compatibility "religion". What do other users of ocaml think
> about it?

I strongly agree with you, especially concerning the situation at issue
(improving Hashtbl.hash).

You're right that it is explicitely stated in the manual, for Marshal:
The format for the byte sequences is compatible across all machines for
a given version of Objective Caml.

-- Alain

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