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From: Christophe TROESTLER <Christophe.Troestler+ocaml@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [OSR] OCaml Standard Recommandation Process
On Mon, 28 Jan 2008 15:25:12 +0000, Jon Harrop wrote:
> 
> So you write a "use" binding:
> 
>   let read_first_line file =
>     use ch = open_in file in
>     input_line ch
> 
> and it gets translated into:
> 
>   let read_first_line file =
>     let ch = open_in file in
>     try input_line ch finally
>     ch#dispose
> 
> where the "dispose" method that was automatically inserted at the end of the 
> scope of the "use" binding calls "close_in" in this case to deallocate the 
> external resource (a file handle in this case but it could be anything with a 
> dispose method).

What is wrong with

   let read_first_line file =
     with_open_in file begin fun ch ->
       input_line ch
     end

?

Cheers,
ChriS