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From: Thomas Fischbacher <Thomas.Fischbacher@P...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml troll on Slashdot

On Wed, 16 Mar 2005, Oliver Bandel wrote:

> > Second, many people I know still put ";;" cos they were taught that way
> 
> Hey, that was the way I started too! :)

I should say, I do it *on purpose*, even knowing that it is not necessary.

Why? Putting ";;" or not does not make a difference for the programmer, 
but not using certain "syntax quirks" makes it easier to operate on the 
source code with tools, quite in general.

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