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From: brogoff@s...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Threats on future of Camlp4
On Sun, 6 Oct 2002, Chris Hecker wrote:
> It's obviously clear from the list archives that people think campl4 is a 
> very good thing.  It's a great and useful tool.  It makes the ocaml system 
> more powerful.  It's a win.  From a user's perspective, it is by far better 
> if it is included in the main distribution/installation so my programs can 
> use it and be portable to other people's installations.

I agree with everything you write above. Well said!

However, if separating CamlP4 from OCaml (the way it used to be) ends the 
problem then I am for it. 

> It would be great if the drama associated with it could just go away...as 
> we say here in the states, "Can't we all just get along?"

Also relevant perhaps, was something we said a long time ago in the States which 
began "When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people 
to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another..."
(Please, no references to hanging together or hanging separately! ;-)

Of course, I'd prefer that it wasn't so, but I really want OCaml to be 
successful and if the status quo is not workable then let's return to the way it 
was and get back to hacking. 

-- Brian


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