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type applications in quotations #5231

vicuna opened this issue Feb 26, 2011 · 2 comments


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commented Feb 26, 2011

Original bug ID: 5231
Reporter: @ygrek
Assigned to: @diml
Status: closed (set by @xavierleroy on 2013-08-31T10:44:07Z)
Resolution: fixed
Priority: normal
Severity: major
Version: 3.12.1+dev
Fixed in version: 3.12.1+dev
Category: -for Camlp4 use
Related to: #5104

Bug description

can't reopen #5104

$ /opt/ocaml-3.12+svn/bin/camlp4of -str '<:str_item< type t = $x$ >>'
Ast.StSem (_loc,
(Ast.StTyp (_loc, (Ast.TyDcl (_loc, "t", [], (Ast.TySum (_loc, x)), [])))),
(Ast.StNil _loc))

$ camlp4of -str '<:str_item< type t = $x$ >>'
Ast.StSem (_loc, Ast.StTyp (_loc, Ast.TyDcl (_loc, "t", [], x, [])),
Ast.StNil _loc)

3.12+svn is r10964


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commented Feb 26, 2011

Comment author: @ygrek

Maybe it makes sense to simply forbid writing quotations in original syntax at all? There have been for a long time subtle bugs with it and I follow a rule myself to always use revised syntax for quotations (right now workarounded this issue in deriving by switching to revised too).


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commented Jan 5, 2012

Comment author: @diml


Commits 11989 and 11990.

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