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From: Brian Hurt <bhurt@j...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] let int = ?([' ' '\t'] '-') digits+
Robert C Fischer wrote:

> How would I write f - 1 to mean "one less than the value of f"?


In this proposal, you'd write f - 1, with the space between the - and 
the 1 being important.

That said, the next complaint will be that Ocaml "misinterprets"  f -x  
as ( - ) f x, and not the "obviously correct" f (-x).

Brian