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Date: 2002-05-17 (07:10)
From: Daniel de Rauglaudre <daniel.de_rauglaudre@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Camlp4/OCaml [was: Generating C stubs]

On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 04:12:28AM +0000, Brian Rogoff wrote:

> I dread the prospect of a flamewar over this, but I think that removing
> CamlP4 from OCaml is a very bad idea, and a step backwards. Bad news to
> me, indeed...

Right. Divorce is generally a bad idea, but the solution when the
marriage have been done with a bad preparation and lies.

> I would encourage reconsidering this decision. Note that for any
> given feature beyond core ML (labels, variants, objects, higher
> order functors, ...)  I can imagine someone considering that feature
> "not serious".

No decision is definitive, I can change my mind, but I have asked for
propositions since two months, and nothing happened. Separation is the
best compromise I found. If somebody has a better solution (except
hide the problem under the carpet), I am ready to hear it.

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