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From: Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: [Ocaml-lib-devel] pMap.ml
On Mon, Oct 06, 2003 at 12:54:03PM +0100, Richard Jones wrote:
> Hashtbls are much easier to use than Maps precisely for the reasons he
> has outlined. They'd be even better if the language offered syntactic
> support for them (but this just reflects my Perl background), eg:
> 
> let hash = {| "foo", "bar"; "a", "b" |} in
> hash.{"foo"} <- "baz";
> prerr_endline hash.{"foo"};	# would print "baz"

  http://camlcvs.inria.fr/cgi-bin/osearch?conf=humps&words=hashtbl

with a slight different syntax:

  let hash = {}["foo", "bar"; "a", "b"] in
  hash{"foo"} <- "baz";
  prerr_endline (hash{"foo"})

Cheers.

-- 
Stefano Zacchiroli  --  Master in Computer Science @ Uni. Bologna, Italy
zack@{cs.unibo.it,debian.org,bononia.it}  -  http://www.bononia.it/zack/
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