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From: Jon Harrop <jonathandeanharrop@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [ANN] OCamlSpotter: OCaml compiler extension for source browsing
On Monday 08 September 2008 12:24:02 Jun Furuse wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have written a small compiler patch called ocamlspotter. It extends
> -annot option and records all the variable definition locations, so
> that we can jump from variable uses to their definitions easily from
> editors such as emacs.
>
> It is still in a beta version quality, but it is already very useful
> to browse very complex ocaml project trees.
>
> The source is available as a diff against a cvs version of OCaml compiler
> at:
>
> http://www.furuse.info/jun/hacks/ocamlspotter/
>
> Comments and suggestions are welcome.

Brilliant idea!

Throwback should also include the ocamldoc comment for the original definition 
and, as Yann Le Du recently suggested for F#, typeset LaTeX. :-)

-- 
Dr Jon Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
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