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From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] immutable Strings?
On Monday 14 March 2005 10:30, Pascal Zimmer wrote:
> The bad points:
> - you cannot use the shortcuts s.[i] and (^) anymore (this gets the code
> less readable especially for the first one)
> - you have to make a copy when creating an immutable string; if you were
> not planning to keep the original string to modify it, this copy is in
> fact useless

Do you not also lose the ability to do pattern matching and to use all of the 
existing string-based functionality (e.g. the Str module)?

-- 
Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
Objective CAML for Scientists
http://www.ffconsultancy.com/products/ocaml_for_scientists