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From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Having '<<', why to use '|>' ?
On Tue, 2007-09-18 at 17:42 +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:

> If an OCaml front-end handled unicode with appropriate symbol settings then 
> you could use an "o" symbol to mean that infix operator. I think that is a 
> good solution, provided you use an editor that supports suitable unicode and 
> there is an easy way to enter such things.

Actually no, I tried this. I used gvim and ignored the difficulty
of entering the Unicode characters I wanted.

The problem I found was that the fonts were such that the
character was almost unreadable. And I think i tried,
for example, the high school division sign.. 

If you tried that with a 'small o' it would just look like a
small 'o' and not the composition operator.

I think this problem might be fixed with lexical coloring though!


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John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
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