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[OSR] Standard syntax extensions ?
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Date: 2008-04-25 (08:24)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [OSR] Standard syntax extensions ?
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 10:53:36PM +0200, Berke Durak wrote:
> We absolutely need a standard serialization solution.
> I'm thinking of Sexplib of course but it could be another one.  The reason
> it must be standard is that it's difficult to provide
> serialization/deserialization functions outside the imlementation.

It isn't though.  There are several serialization modules (sexplib,
deriving, ...), all of them are packaged up so using them is a simple
'apt-get' away.

> So Sexplib should be a standard extension, or better, it should be included
> in the compiler and used for the .cmo/.cmi/.cmxa files.



Richard Jones
Red Hat