I asked a beginner question and my post got deleted by “Akismet”. I was told the moderators would approve my post soon, but after a day, nothing happened. I can’t even see the post that I made. Could you help me?
Can you edit your message to include the question?
My original post isn’t visible anymore. I basically asked about which toolchain to use. I cited some parts of the manual that I can’t find anymore because my post isn’t visible and I didn’t keep a copy.
As far as I understood, there are two different tools for documentation and two different tools for auto-formatting?
Which are the new ones, and which are the old ones (e.g.
odoc). The documentation confused me a bit. How does formatting and testing work in combination with
dune? Is there some overview I can look into?
Current recommended tools are detailed in the OCaml Platform page: OCaml Platform
Look in the ‘Active’ section.
I don’t know who is this “Akismet” but searching for their name returns several people complaining about their moderation style.
it looks like its a spam protection tool? https://akismet.com/
If not clear, this was tongue-in-cheek. If users are subject to automated treatment by “AI”, I expect that they are informed about it (and possible pitfalls and common false triggers); that in case of automated deletion they are informed of a possible recourse with a human; that this is acted upon promptly.
Thanks, that’s what I was looking for to get a better overview.
Regarding Akismet, I guess I was just unlucky. The annoying part was that I couldn’t access my own post anymore and that I didn’t get a quick (human) reaction. I guess the issue will be resolved eventually and I’m happy that my second post (this thread) went through. I’ll write my future questions in the “Learning” category from now on.
I (one of the moderators taking care of this) was under the water this week and didn’t look at Discuss much. I just did earlier tonight, saw your topic in the queue, and approved it: Getting started with OCaml / Toolchain . Sorry for the trouble and weird experience.
Thanks. No problem. I already got the answer here (so I wrote a tiny follow-up in the other thread).