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Date: 2005-01-02 (10:50)
From: Richard Jones <rich@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Wishes for an easy install of Ocaml
On Sun, Jan 02, 2005 at 10:21:49AM +0900, Jacques Garrigue wrote:
> The core ocaml-mode has been written by so many people, that nobody
> will take the blame (I hope so, or you could face a vendetta.)
> The problem with it is that the code is such spagetthi that it gets
> difficult to improve it (at least the indentation part.)
> Having never tried Tuareg (mostly out of inertia, since I'm satisfied
> with the core mode), could you be more precise about what is better in
> Tuareg. Excluding indentation style of course, as this is a matter of
> taste. (But note that in order to replace the core mode, you have to be
> able to indent in exactly the same way.)

I don't know about the exact details, but I notice the difference when
I have to use a machine which doesn't have tuareg-mode installed.  So
much so that I just install tuareg before going any further.
Integration with font-lock-mode seems better.

I'm quite sure that tuareg-mode can be configured to indent
the same way as the core mode.

Since tuareg-mode is actually developed at INRIA, it would seem fairly
logical to integrate it into OCaml.