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Date: 2006-12-15 (17:22)
From: malc <av1474@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] How to refactor a large Ocaml program
On Wed, 13 Dec 2006, Mattias Waldau wrote:

> I have a large ocaml program and I need to make major changes.
> After using C# with ReSharper in Visual Studio I am bit spoiled :-)
> Having a reliable "Find Usage" feature in the browser is really useful when 
> you start tearing apart a program. It is really nice to be able to go to the 
> definition of a function directly, and find all locations it is used.
> However, when I go back to Ocamlm, Emacs and Otags and -dtypes doesn't give a 
> lot of help except the types.
> For example Emacs "Find-tag" on Std.left, which find the following functions:
> left, margin_left,......
> Do anyone know about better ways of doing this?

Not really relevant nevertheless curious fact - in 2003 a team which
included two JetBrains[1] employees won a second prize at ICFP contest[2],
with an entry in a mixture of OCaml and C[3].

[1] Though on the page the company name is spelled as IntelliJ software