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Date: 2002-01-13 (20:05)
From: Nicolas George <>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Non-mutable strings
Le duodi 22 nivôse, an CCX, Brian Rogoff a écrit :
> Sure, that works, but I think if the Caml community really wants immutable
> strings (and it seems that quite a few people do) it might make sense to
> try some alternative implementations, like ropes. It was mentioned on
> this list that some older version of Caml used ropes; maybe they could be
> resurrected?

I second that. Something that would be really nice would be to have tail
recursive appends as efficient as with the Buffer module. And from the
syntactic viewpoint, a rule similar to the one that allow strings tokens
to be seen as format could be the solution to implement that.
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