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Date: 2008-09-09 (05:18)
From: Nathaniel Gray <n8gray@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [ANN] OCamlSpotter: OCaml compiler extension for source browsing
On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 4:24 AM, 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.

You have completely blown my mind.  I was thinking about this very
idea about 10 minutes ago in my car, and *blam* there it is.  I should
think about some other, more profitable ideas...

I would suggest submitting this as a patch for inclusion.  I've heard
there are going to be enhancements to the .annot format in 3.11 so
it's not unprecedented.


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