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From: Markus Mottl <markus.mottl@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] too few public grammar entry points
On 4/19/05, Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@bononia.it> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 01:19:43PM -0700, Martin Jambon wrote:
> > If the entry that contains this rule is public, then you can delete the
> > rule and rewrite it, and everything is fine.
> > Otherwise, you have to improvise. Which is the case here: the type_kind
> > entry is not visible from outside.
> 
> I think this is a major problem with current campl4 situation. In my
> experience one starts extending an entry point of the ocaml grammar,
> then discover that he needs to extend something else, but unfortunately
> that "something else" is not public.
> 
> Why there are so few grammar entry points made public?
> 
> I think camlp4-ers life woule be a lot easier if more of them are made
> public.

I second this suggestion: please add more public entry points to the grammar.

Regards,
Markus

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