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From: Nicolas Cannasse <warplayer@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Stupid question about the toplevel
> 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.  Is it just "this line comes from the toplevel and not
> your code"?
>
> It's bugging me now.

what about :

# let x = 3;;
val x : int = 3

that "-"'s meaning is that it's not bound to any identifier.

Regards,
Nicolas Cannasse

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