[wg-camlp4] A new branch to experiment with extension points

Xavier Clerc xavier.clerc at inria.fr
Wed Mar 6 16:31:31 GMT 2013

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> On 03/06/2013 05:03 PM, Xavier Clerc wrote:
> > Thanks for the clarification. However, I am now afraid about user
> > side...
> > Expression will be treated in a non-uniform way by attributes.
> > Moreover, replacing a literal constant with a symbolic one will
> > cause
> > extension to stop working. Honestly, I cannot say if it is a big
> > deal.
> > But, I think it can be a surprise.
> Would the situation be very different if we used a different syntax
> for
> attributes?

No, probably not.


> Would that be really less confusing?

No, you are clearly right.
I just feel dizzy when there is less type safety...
but that's a problem with me, not with your proposal!

Xavier Clerc

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