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let int = ?([' ' '\t'] '-') digits+
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From: pzimmer@j...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] let int = ?([' ' '\t'] '-') digits+
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?
>