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From: David Brown <caml-list@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] CamlP4 Revised syntax comment
On Sat, Oct 26, 2002 at 11:27:37AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:

> >     Another possible change along the same lines is having =/= or /= for 
> > inequality, which happens to look a little more like the mathematical 
> > symbol. 
> 
> Uhm ... I disagree here, changing an operator in favour of a more
> diffused one is comfortable, adopting a new one from scratch just
> because it look more like the mathematical symbol can be really
> confusing ...

It isn't completely from scratch.  Ada uses /= for inequality.  They
probably had the same motivation, to make it look like the mathematic
symbol.

Dave Brown
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