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From: Matt Gushee <mgushee@h...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Stupid question about the toplevel
On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 03:47:17PM -0600, Brian Hurt wrote:
> 
> An example toplevel experience:
> $ ocaml
>         Objective Caml version 3.07
>  
> # 3+4;;
> - : int = 7
> #
> 
> So what's the "-" at the begining of the line mean?  Originally I thought 
> it meant that the input came from stdin, but I've been unable to change it 
> to anything else.

I'm going to answer your question with a question (don't you hate it
when people do that?):

# let foo = 3+4;;
val foo : int = 7
#

So what does the "val foo" at the beginning of the line mean?

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