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From: Maxence Guesdon <maxence.guesdon@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Caml-get 0.1
On 20 Jan 2004 12:15:11 +1100
skaller <skaller@tpg.com.au> wrote:

> 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?

I think about adding a @license tag to indicate the license of each element.

> (2) Another comment:
> (** This function returns the content of a file in the form of one
> string.
>    @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.

Good, i like the idea ! I'll add something like that. Thanks.

Cheers,

Maxence

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