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From: Andrej Bauer <Andrej.Bauer@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [camlp4] how to parse/pretty print OCaml source files
Jon Harrop wrote:
> I would very much like to provide a replacement OCaml top-level that renders 
> to Smoke and allows arbitrary graphical entities (everything from colors to 
> geometries) to be visualized interactively from the top-level. Let me know 
> how it goes!

I join to the crowd of people who would very much like to have a
toplevel on steroids, with line editing, graphics, facilities for
pretty-printing everything (including polymorphic types, right now there
is no way to install a pretty printer for a polymorphic type). Even
better, there should be a library that allows one to construct custom
toplevels. I would be willing to join the effort.

It's just silly that people are writing wrappers around the current
toplevel.

Andrej