[MLton-user] FreeBSD building problems + known errors question

Alexandre Xlex0x835@rambler.ru
Thu, 30 Dec 2004 08:24:49 +0300

Yes, it's reasonable.
What about add this explanation to the site (under or below the known 
bugs list)? That will eliminate future questions and the first 
question, that arise at my head, when I saw that bugs was: "They knew 
about bugs, it's a lot time passed, but they still did not fix it!?", 
and your reasons will just in place and in time...


On Dec 30, 2004, at 00:49, Stephen Weeks wrote:

>> but why not to fix parser issue and just make release with this fix?
> No deep reason.  I've never seriously investigated fixing the bug
> because my estimate of the benefits (compliance with the Definition)
> outweigh the costs (serious yacc grammar rewriting and postprocessing,
> no SML compiler has ever handled this, using parentheses is clearer).
> I woudn't object to someone submitting a patch, and would even be
> interested to see how to solve the problem, since I don't know a good
> way.
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