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0006461OCamlstandard librarypublic2014-06-18 07:122016-12-07 18:16
Reporterfuruse 
Assigned Tofrisch 
PrioritynormalSeverityfeatureReproducibilityalways
StatusresolvedResolutionwon't fix 
PlatformOSOS Version
Product Version4.02.0+beta1 / +rc1 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0006461: Functions in utils/misc.ml should be moved to stdlib
DescriptionThere are bunch of useful functions defined in utils/misc.ml. Many of them are pretty general and I think there is no reason to expose them for users. Same for ocamlbuild/my_*.ml.

Or is there any reason to keep the size of stdlib smaller as possible?

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furuse (reporter)
2014-06-18 11:22

Oh, of course, I meant "there is no reason to hide them from users".
(0016757)
frisch (developer)
2016-12-07 18:16

Each addition to the stdlib needs to be carefully (and often painfully) discussed (including the naming and implementation) and be accompanied by proper documentation and tests. If you feel that some specific functions would deserve such endeavor, you should open Github PRs.

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2014-06-18 07:12 furuse New Issue
2014-06-18 11:22 furuse Note Added: 0011757
2014-07-08 10:50 doligez Severity major => feature
2014-07-08 10:50 doligez Status new => acknowledged
2016-12-07 18:16 frisch Note Added: 0016757
2016-12-07 18:16 frisch Status acknowledged => resolved
2016-12-07 18:16 frisch Resolution open => won't fix
2016-12-07 18:16 frisch Assigned To => frisch
2017-02-23 16:43 doligez Category OCaml standard library => standard library


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