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From: Bünzli_Daniel <daniel.buenzli@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml's formatting libraries

Le 10 nov. 07 à 15:58, Jon Harrop a écrit :

> Functional unparsing requires a lot more code,

It's a little bit less concise but I wouldn't say it is a *lot*.

> produces worse error messages,

Example please.

> is much harder to learn,

I don't think so. There really nothing hard in it, it is just ...  
different.

> is incompatible with the excellent Format module,

Which wouldn't prevent the design of a new format module.

> I'd much rather see effort put into visualization and GUI tools  
> rather than
> ASCII text tools...

I'd rather have a simple and correct type system.

Daniel