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From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Metaprogramming features
On Sat, Oct 04, 2008 at 03:03:04AM +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
> On Saturday 04 October 2008 01:49:08 Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > Sorry if I'm being too frank, but I don't see the usefulness of your
> > post. I would love to see basic meta-programming feature in vanilla
> > Caml, but the way to make it happen is for sure not lobbying / making
> > noise.  The way is provide patches which implement the requested
> > feature.
> 
> If try..finally will not be accepted what makes you think that a MetaOCaml 
> patch would be accepted?

Where did you post the working compiler patch that implements
try/finally?  Where did you nurse the patch through many iterations,
as the language designers asked you to fix one thing and another,
before the final patch was rejected?

Rich.

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Richard Jones
Red Hat