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Date: 2003-08-25 (17:32)
From: Manos Renieris <er@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] hash objectified
On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 05:46:39PM +0200, KONTRA Gergely wrote:
> Hashtbl.add h "foo" "bar" <--> h#add "foo" "bar"
> Because it is shorter to type -> less errors, quicker programming
> OO can be cool. (see ruby)
> I'm not OO fan, but lazy :)

If that's the reason, once you do
    module H = Hashtbl
    H.add h "foo" "bar"
is only two characters longer, and one shift shorter :-)
And the compiler ensures the exact type of h, and you know statically
what function you call -> less to keep in your head -> less errors,
quicker programming.

-- Manos

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