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0007288OCamldocumentationpublic2016-07-12 12:482016-09-27 16:21
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Summary0007288: flatten : Avoid confusion
DescriptionAs Ocaml tends to be MINMAL in terms of functions in the std lib, I was a bit confused that there is List.flatten and List.concat.

This plus the fact that there was not ONLY written "Same as concat" for flatten made me wonder if they are in deed really 100% identical.

To effectively prevent such confusion I propose to simply remove the
" Not tail-recursive (length of the argument + length of the longest sub-list)."
and ONLY keep the sentence "Same as concat." :)
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doligez (administrator)
2016-09-27 16:21

I've changed it to "An alias for concat." which is the terminology used elsewhere in the stdlib. (commit 5cc93005a0798f18f0da880b37a36334c79dd3fc)

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Date Modified Username Field Change
2016-07-12 12:48 tormen New Issue
2016-09-27 16:21 doligez Note Added: 0016332
2016-09-27 16:21 doligez Status new => closed
2016-09-27 16:21 doligez Resolution open => fixed
2016-09-27 16:21 doligez Fixed in Version => 4.04.0 +dev / +beta1 / +beta2
2017-02-23 16:35 doligez Category OCaml documentation => Documentation
2017-02-23 16:44 doligez Category Documentation => documentation

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