[MLton] Slightly simpler functional record update
Fri, 12 Aug 2005 14:54:29 -0700
> A further minor advantage of the above style, which is not
> necessarily immediately apparent, is that this style will be shorter
> (in terms of the number of characters) once the record field names
> get longer than 7 (or 5 if using single character ids) characters on
> average. So, I'll generate this style by default in
> `esml-gen-fru-setter' (unless there is a technical argument in favor
> of the other style).
Fair enough. There is no technical reason.
> > BTW, for easier typing, how about "M x esml-gen-fru-setter a b c"?
> Sure, no problem. The idea of allowing a record pattern or a type is that
> you can copy-paste it to the minibuffer.
Ah. I'm not sure which is preferable then. I guess it's easy enough
to support both?