Re: "ocaml_beginners":: camlp4 or camlp5?
- On 4/28/08, Martin Jambon <martin_jambon@...> wrote:
>Good to know. Thanks.
> On Sun, 27 Apr 2008, Phil Tomson wrote:
> >> while camlp4 >= 3.10 is largely incompatible with the earlier camlp4 and
> >> camlp5.
> > OK. That sounds, um, confusing. Is this by design? So it's camlp4
> >> = 3.10 that all the cool kids are using now?
> I recommend using camlp4 3.10 because it is the official version of
> camlp4 and we can't afford to have 2.
> I also recommend professional developers to stick with the official
> syntax, not the revised one, for the same reason.
>sorry, I said that in a bought of frustration as the situation seemed
> > It's starting to sound like I should go learn Haskell.
> Why? As far as I know, Haskell doesn't have anything like camlp4, and you
> do not have to use camlp4 for doing great things in OCaml.
rather confusing. Now that a few more people have chimed in it makes
some kind of sense.
>yes, that's the reason I want to learn camlp4.
> It's "just" that camlp4 allows you to define amazing domain-specific
> languages embedded in OCaml, that you can distribute and install just like