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From: Virgile Prevosto <virgile.prevosto@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] "opening" record types
Hello,

Le mar 21 aoû 2007 09:18:02 CEST,
Yitzhak Mandelbaum <yitzhak@research.att.com> a écrit :

> Is there any way around this?  That is, is there any way to use the  
> field names of a record defined in another module without opening
> the whole module or copying the whole definition of the record.

Olivier Andrieu has written a camlp4 extension (which won't compile
with camlp4 3.10, I'm afraid) that does more or less this:
http://oandrieu.nerim.net/ocaml/index.html#pa_records

It should allow you to write (not tested)

let x = Foo.{a=3; b=4}

-- 
E tutto per oggi, a la prossima volta.
Virgile