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Re: Why is .ml associated with lisp-mode in auto-mode-alist?

From: Perry E. Metzger
Subject: Re: Why is .ml associated with lisp-mode in auto-mode-alist?
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2018 12:08:43 -0400

On Sun, 24 Jun 2018 13:55:10 -0700 Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Richard Stallman wrote:
> > GNU Emacs did support Mocklisp (by translation and emulation) for
> > a few years in the 1980s.  I hope and expect nobody uses it any
> > more.  
> Yes, it would be helpful if .ml were to default to a mode useful
> for editing ML code. I think the most commonly-used Elisp code for
> that is Tuareg Mode, which is GPL'ed; how about if we default to
> that? See:
> https://github.com/ocaml/tuareg

I believe that the bulk of people who edit files ending in .ml are
using Tuareg mode for it (that is to say, I believe that OCaml is
more popular than SML, and that Tuareg mode is the usually used mode
for that.)

Perry E. Metzger                address@hidden

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