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Date: 2002-08-08 (06:55)
From: Sven LUTHER <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocaml-mode-3.05
On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 08:50:59AM +0900, Jacques Garrigue wrote:
> From: Yang Shouxun <>
> > True. For instance, I'd rather an indentation for every consecutive 
> > "let...", as in the Lisp style (I learned Scheme and Common Lisp before 
> > Ocaml). That is, I prefer indentation to graphically show the structure 
> > of the code, even at the risk of being stretched too much to the right. 
> > With higher resolution of graphic displays and more careful organization 
> > of the code, I guess the problem may be less imposing.
> This is mostly a question of taste: I view most of the let's as
> assignment, so I prefer not to indent them, since they do no more than
> changing a binding.  But lots of people would disagree.
> By the way, you can customize this in ocaml-mode too:
>   (setq caml-let-in-indent 2)
> The default is 0, meaning no indent.
> On the other hand, not everything is customizable, and even when
> customizable it may be a pain. For instance, I never came around to
> allow a global change in the size of indentation: this is 2, or you
> have to change it individually for every construct...
> > I'm using tuareg for it allows me to run ocaml toplevel in emacs. I'm 
> > not sure the ocaml-mode has such functionality.
> Let's stop such blaring disinformation:
> running the ocaml toplevel under emacs was the original goal of the caml
> mode, and this already worked more than 10 years ago.
> Thanks to Didier it is now pretty clever about errors, but then Tuareg
> might be just as clever.

Jacques, ...

This is the same caml mode that comes with the ocaml sources, isn't it ?

It is just some changes that you did after the 3.05 release, and which
will go into 3.06, or do you intent to distribute them separatedly ?


Sven Luther
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