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Date: 2007-01-15 (00:06)
From: tab@s...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Ocaml compiler features
On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 08:49:57PM +0000, Jon Harrop wrote:
> Does it make code unsharable or can you apply multiple camlp4 macros to one 
> piece of code?

What I meant, is when you need to read code that used camlp4 you need to
learn almost a new language. It obviously depends of the changes, but
it's not pure OCaml.

I can trivially find a lots of different incompatible syntax doing a 5s
search, that's the problem.

The common syntax "extensions" should come with OCaml so that everyone
that use OCaml use the same language. I'm not saying camlp4 has no use,
but it should be limited to very specific use.

Vincent Hanquez