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Date: -- (:)
From: Karl Zilles <zilles@1...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] single-line comment request
Chris Hecker wrote:
> There's really no downside that I can see to supporting them besides 
> minor backwards compatibility (but hey, if you want to port back, just 
> write an editor macro to convert them since you argue they're so easy! 
> :), using another token, and somebody has to go implement them.  There 
> are many minor upsides, including a bunch that haven't been listed like 
> avoiding questions about this topic on the list, and matching people's 
> intuition from C++, etc.  It seems like a clear win to me.

I agree.  Clearly this is not *needed*, but it is something I have found 
myself wishing for.  Something simple to type would be nice.  I find 
(**) to be a little acrobatic for my fingers. (I can imagine I will be 
mocked for complaining about this).

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