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From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] help
On Sat, 2004-04-17 at 04:04, mohammad siddiqui wrote:
> Hi,
> I started the conversion project after completely getting hold of ocaml but 
> I still have some concerns like how we can manage pinters and pointer to 
> pointers,

Generally you don't need them. Here is an example: in C:

struct ilist { list *next; int v; };

In Ocaml:

type ilist = Cons of int * ilist | Empty

The * there means 'tuple' not pointer, in Ocaml
everything except an int is already a pointer.

>  some functions in C like exit(), isspace().

exception Exit
The Exit exception is not raised by any library function. It is provided
for use in your programs.

isspace is easy to implement:

let isspace = function
| ' ' | '\t' -> true
| _ -> false

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