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Date: 2003-07-11 (17:06)
From: Matt Gushee <mgushee@h...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Seeking feedback on a project
Uh-oh! Scope creep! Glad I'm not obligated to do this :-)

On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 10:40:36AM +0200, Benoît de boursetty wrote:
> One thing you should not forget if you start with this is support for
> autocompletion on tab... which is a primordial feature of today's CLIs.

Ouch. That had occurred to me too, but I wouldn't know how to do it. As
far as I know, OCaml has no built-in mechanism for processing raw

> One of the things I would be tremendously looking forward to having is
> "typed autocompletion".

Yes, that would be nice. I think the hard part is implementing
tab-completion in the first place. If I can do that, it shouldn't be
much extra work to make it type- (or context-) sensitive.

> One random thought, please make it easy to use with Ocaml yacc/lex
> and or Camlp4.  -D

That sounds like a good idea, but could you be more specific about what
you mean?

Matt Gushee                 When a nation follows the Way,
Englewood, Colorado, USA    Horses bear manure through           its fields;   When a nation ignores the Way,
                            Horses bear soldiers through
                                its streets.
                            --Lao Tzu (Peter Merel, trans.)

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