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Date: 2004-10-29 (13:02)
From: Christophe TROESTLER <Christophe.Troestler@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: replacing Mathematica was: Polymorphic pretty printing
On Thu, 28 Oct 2004, Andrej Bauer <> wrote:
> Christophe TROESTLER wrote:
> > 
> > About the original thread, "polymorphic pretty printing", it would be
> > nice if folks at INRIA could give indications on what they think the
> > better solution is -- it would be nice if it could be made independent
> > of possible changes in the toplevel code.
> [...] the pretty printer must know something about the
> representation of types and values.

That's the purpose of Ourcometree.  The thing one would like to avoid
is dependence on the default pretty printing function -- OCaml
implementers may want to change it and we should not have to worry! :)