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Date: 2008-11-20 (11:49)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] open Module (not?) considered harmful
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 11:29:44AM -0000, David Allsopp wrote:
> Consider
> open Array;;
> open List;;
> (* Hundreds of lines of code *)
> length [];;

Oh god yes, I was bitten by almost this just a few days ago, except my
code was:

  open Printf
  open Format
  printf "I'm trying to debug something\n"

(The file was quite literally not more than 15 lines long, but it took
me a good hour to work out why that printf wasn't printing anything ...)


Richard Jones
Red Hat