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Date: 2008-03-13 (15:30)
From: Gerd Stolpmann <info@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OSR: META files for packages containing syntax extensions

Am Donnerstag, den 13.03.2008, 16:05 +0100 schrieb Stefano Zacchiroli:
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 12:40:30PM +0000, Dario Teixeira wrote:
> > Though the Findlib manual describes the Camlp4 support as being
> > experimental [2], it works well enough in practice to warrant a more
> > widespread use.
> I've nothing in contrary this wonderful proposal, even because in Debian
> we have been fans of META files since the very beginning, requiring them
> as per our internal policy.
> Nevertheless, a paragraph like the above one IMO needs to be backed by
> Gerd, as the author of findlib. I won't base a proposal like yours on
> something which is still declared to be experimental.

This is outdated. It's not experimental anymore. I should describe the
syntax extension feature at a better place in the manual than an FAQ.

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