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Date: 2010-02-06 (13:37)
From: Ed Keith <e_d_k@y...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] camlp4

--- On Fri, 2/5/10, Andy Ray <> wrote:

> From: Andy Ray <>
> Subject: [Caml-list] camlp4
> To:
> Date: Friday, February 5, 2010, 8:16 PM
> Hi,
> My project would really benefit from some simple camlp4
> syntax
> extensions, however, I am put off by the lack of a
> reference manual
> for it.
> At the moment I am tempted to go for camlp5 instead - not
> least
> because I was able to work through it's manual and get some
> examples
> working a while back.
> The reality is I would prefer to use camlp4 as it appears
> to the
> official ocaml supported way, but can't see how to get into
> it as a
> beginner due to the lack of documentation (and that appears
> to have
> been the case for quite some time now).  What should
> one do?

I wrestled with this myself and finally decided to stick with camlp5 until there is documentation available for camlp4.

It appears to me that they are similar enough that skills with camlp5 will be transferable to camlp4 when documents becomes available.


Ed Keith