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From: Jean-Christophe Filliatre <filliatr@c...>
Subject: Re: When functional languages can be accepted by industry?

In his message of Wed April 19, 2000, Vitaly Lugovsky writes: 
> 
> > May I advocate Jean-Christophe Filliātre's excellent literate
> > programming tool, ocamlweb?
> 
>  But stupid "industry" don't like TeX. :(
> They wants HTML or somthing like that. Is there any HTML output
> formatter for ocamlweb? 

Yes,  nice HTML  output  is  obtained with  Hevea  (ocamlweb is  Hevea
friendly; see the documentation for details). Here is an example:

     http://www.lri.fr/~filliatr/ftp/ocamlweb/ocamlweb.html

> Industry knows nothing about  literate programming, as well as about
> many other progressive technologies.

That's true in general, and too bad. But I know several programmers in
industry who use literate programming tools.

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