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From: Tom <tom.primozic@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Case-insensitive lexing
>
>
> > Moving all the keywords into a hashtable, and using that to
> differentiate
> > between keywords and identifiers actually works very well.
>
> I never understood why people use a hash table rather than a pattern match
> in
> OCaml.
>

Because, at least what I think, comparing strings using a hash-table is way
faster than comparing them using pattern-matching.

- Tom