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Date: 2004-01-20 (01:15)
From: skaller <skaller@t...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Caml-get 0.1
On Mon, 2004-01-19 at 03:42, Maxence Guesdon wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm pleased to announce the first release of caml-get, an experimental 
> tool to distribute and get Objective-Caml code, in a way similar to the
> apt-get utility.

I've had a brief look, and it looks quite
interesting, but I have a question:

(1) How does it handle licencing issues?

(2) Another comment:
(** This function returns the content of a file in the form of one
   @cgname Files.input_file_as_string 
   @version 1.0
val input_file_as_string : string -> string

This is too heavy for regular use. 
How about a quick defaulted form:
(**@cgscan:File @version 1.0 *)
(*Near the top of the .mli file, enable scanning,
default to putting things in the File repository module *)
(**@* This function ....*)
(* ^^ says to export as named using default module and version *)

This means once you have set up the files for scanning,
you can add documented elements with two keystrokes.
You can still use the heavy form of course.

John Max Skaller, mailto:skaller@tpg.com.au
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