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From: Jerome Vouillon <Jerome.Vouillon@i...>
Subject: Re: additions to standard library?
On Tue, Mar 07, 2000 at 04:24:00PM +0100, Markus Mottl wrote:
> What do you think about the idea to make use of the "usercontrib"
> CVS-repository at INRIA for such purposes? We could open a "stable" and
> "development" branch for standard libraries (and "otherlibs") there, where
> people could place and "peer review" their contributions. From time to
> time, the OCaml-team can peek at the additions and take what they consider
> useful.

I see two dangers:
- this could result in an over-featured library;
- the "regular" and the "extended" library may diverge.
On the other hand, I don't think it would be a bad thing if more
people contributed to the development of O'Caml.

Anyway, you can always set up a repository on Sourceforge or any
similar site and see what happens. :-)

-- Jérôme