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Date: 2003-02-06 (19:59)
From: Jérôme_Marant <jerome.marant@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Future of Camlp4
En réponse à Daniel de Rauglaudre <daniel.de_rauglaudre@inria.fr>:

> Hi everybody,


> I don't refuse to develop Camlp4, I would be happy to continue
> improving
> it, fixing bugs and helping users. I just say that, for internal
> political
> reasons, I want that Camlp4 is distributed separately from OCaml.
> If this condition is accepted, you are going to have the better Camlp4
> I can do, and all requests from users are welcome. If it is not, I
> stop developping it and you are going to get a Camlp4 loosing its
> qualities little by little, because nobody knows Camlp4 like me.

What are the technical reasons why it is better to develop it
outside OCaml that inside?

You already raised this problem in the past and it is pretty clear
that most users wanted to see it shipped with OCaml because they
think you can't separate them.
How about leaving political reasons aside and pleasing users
with living with the current situation?
Users don't have to be witnesses of your personal problems, IMHO.


Jérôme Marant <jerome@marant.org>

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