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Date: 2008-10-04 (08:23)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Metaprogramming features
On Sat, Oct 04, 2008 at 03:03:04AM +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
> On Saturday 04 October 2008 01:49:08 Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > Sorry if I'm being too frank, but I don't see the usefulness of your
> > post. I would love to see basic meta-programming feature in vanilla
> > Caml, but the way to make it happen is for sure not lobbying / making
> > noise.  The way is provide patches which implement the requested
> > feature.
> If try..finally will not be accepted what makes you think that a MetaOCaml 
> patch would be accepted?

Where did you post the working compiler patch that implements
try/finally?  Where did you nurse the patch through many iterations,
as the language designers asked you to fix one thing and another,
before the final patch was rejected?


Richard Jones
Red Hat