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From: Alessandro Baretta <alex@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Threats on future of Camlp4


Kontra, Gergely wrote:
>>I want to make my contribution to this flamewar short:
>>
>> * Camlp4 is useful.
> 
> 
>>Otherwise, please resolve personal issues over a beer in a bar or in a
>>fight outside, whichever you prefer. As long as all of you stay healthy
>>for further development, OCaml-users will be happy... ;-)
> 
> 
> I agree, camlp4 IS useful. (Exploring the alternative syntax)
> I just afraid of developing in ocaml, if there exists two version of the
> syntax. ...
> 
> ps: If this was discussed, please tell me where can I read it.
> 
> Gergo

This was discussed on the mailing list. You can find 
previous threads in the archives. The main idea is that 
there is no need for a "standard" syntax, so long as CamlP4 
can always convert any nonstandard source code in the 
standard "vanilla" syntax.

Alex

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