[opam-devel] Separation of descr and opam
thomas at ocamlpro.com
Mon Mar 25 15:56:52 GMT 2013
The main reason is escaping. When you want to use some raw text in a structured file you need escaping rules and I found it very annoying.
On Mar 25, 2013, at 4:33 PM, Daniel Bünzli wrote:
> I guess there must be a reason why opam chooses not to include the info of `descr` as fields in `opam` files. I have a few hypotheses but none that convince me, I'm interested in knowing the technical rationale behind that choice; just being curious.
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