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Date: 2004-11-03 (21:21)
From: David Brown <caml-list@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Worsening standard library
On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 12:11:08AM +0300, Serge wrote:

> I do not wish to start a rant like "let us include simplex method in the
> std since it is gravely important" etc., but I do think that _ability to
> read numbers from stdin in a standard way_ is very important for the
> language like OCaml - because students want it very much, and it is not
> ugly in any way.

Any reason not to use 'scanf'?