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From: Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@l...>
Subject: Re: what do I need to know to understand camlp4
On 23-09-2010, ben kuin <benkuin@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Could someone give any idea how I can begin to understand how to write
> simple camlp4 extensions?
>

If you consider yourself as a n00b, don't start by camlp4. This is
probably the most difficult part of OCaml -- and to program camlp4 you
need to use OCaml standard syntax (or revised syntax, it depends if you
use antiquotations). 

If you still want to follow the hard path, as suggested elsewhere, Jake
Donham's blog posts are very good:

 http://ambassadortothecomputers.blogspot.com/p/reading-camlp4.html

Or if you are around, there is a tutorial session at CUFP:
http://cufp.org/conference/sessions/2010/camlp4-and-template-haskell
(but you need to subscribe).

Regards,
Sylvain Le Gall