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From: Shawn Wagner <shawnw@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Array.filter (was Multi-keyed lookup table?)
On Sat, Aug 09, 2003 at 11:48:51AM -0700, ijtrotts@ucdavis.edu wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 09, 2003 at 10:57:20AM -0600, Matt Gushee wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 09, 2003 at 10:36:06AM +0200, Jean-Baptiste Rouquier wrote:
> > > >BTW, why isn't there an Array.filter function?
> > > There is a lot of such general purpose functions that one would like to have
> > > already implemented. But having all of these in the standard library would
> > > make it less readable.
> > 
> > Sure. I just thought that lists and arrays are rather similar data
> > structures, and to the extent that they are similar, their respective
> > modules should have similar APIs.
> 
> It might help to create a file (mods.ml) with your favorite additions 
> and modifications to the standard library.  Then you can open Mods
> in any files where the modifications are needed.
> 

Shameless plug:

I have a library that's little more than this. Simple, basic things missing
from the standard libraries that I keep running across a need for. Other
people no doubt do the same, as there is a lot missing from the standard
library (Even such fundamental things as searching for a substring a la C's
strstr()!)

http://raevnos.pennmush.org/code/ocaml.html#extlib 



-- 
Shawn Wagner
shawnw@speakeasy.org

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