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From: Robert C Fischer <robert@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] let int = ?([' ' '\t'] '-') digits+
This got filtered out, I think, so I'm trying again:

How would one express "one less than the value returned by function f" 
if f -1 was treated as f(-1)?

~~ Robert.

pzimmer@janestcapital.com wrote:
> Do you really want
>
> x-3*7
>
> to be interpreted as
>
> (x (-3)) * 7
>
> ?
>
>
> On Fri, 2007-06-29 at 16:39 +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
>   
>> If OCaml's lexer handled numbers of this format, would it be possible to 
>> write:
>>
>>   f -1 -2
>>
>> to mean:
>>
>>   f (-1) (-2)
>>
>> rather than:
>>
>>   f - 1 - 2
>>
>> Is this a good idea?
>>
>>     
>
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