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Date: 2008-04-24 (16:16)
From: Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [OSR] Standard syntax extensions ? - voting
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 05:49:42PM +0200, David Teller wrote:
> * which syntax extensions do you use so often that you consider they
> should be part of the language ?

Thanks for raising this up again.

I'm not going to make my nominations with this post, but rather a
methodological suggestion. Mailing lists are good to discuss things, but
not for deciding; they usually work for that when one solutions can be
arguably proven better than the others. In our case I fear that the
thread can diverge.

What about the following 2 phases:
1) prepare a list of nominations, maybe as a page on cocanwiki
2) vote on them using a Doodle poll

Of course, since we are a do-ocracy and you are doing the work, the vote
will be by no mean constraining; but I assume you are interested in
collecting the desire of the community, otherwise you wouldn't have
started this thread in the first place.

I think that a wiki page + a vote can give us they same feedback you
could have got on the list, and we will avoid tons of AOL messages :-)

Just my 0.02€

Stefano Zacchiroli -*- PhD in Computer Science ............... now what?
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