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From: Martin Jambon <martin.jambon@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [OSR] Standard syntax extensions ?
On Thu, 24 Apr 2008, David Teller wrote:

> * which syntax extensions do you use so often that you consider they
> should be part of the language ?

None because it creates unneeded dependencies between unrelated 
libraries.
The problem is that software packages can only grow or be replaced 
because of compatibility issues.

What if a part of a package (such as one syntax extension among many) 
becomes unmaintainable?
The whole package dies.

I believe it's what happened to the Caml Development Kit (CDK).
I would love to hear some opinions from the CDK folks.


Martin