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From: cashin@c...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] single-line comment request
Brian Hurt <brian.hurt@qlogic.com> writes:

> On Tue, 8 Apr 2003, Daniel Andor wrote:
>
>> On Tuesday 08 April 2003 8:04 pm, Brian Hurt wrote:
>> > If we're going to be introducing gratuitous backwards incompatiblities,
>> > can we please do it for something usefull?  Like say replacing begin/end
>> > with { and }.  
>> 
>> If I may be a beginner here: how does "begin ... end" differ from "( ... )"?  
>> In practice I've found them to be interchangable, but that could just be an 
>> accident.
>
> At the linguistic level, not at all.  At the text editor level, it's 
> easier in vi to jump to match braces than matching begin/ends.

And my ocaml-mode in emacs gets confused about indenting if I use
begin ... end.

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