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From: Vitaly Lugovsky <vsl@o...>
Subject: Re: When functional languages can be accepted by industry?
On Tue, 18 Apr 2000, Francois Pottier wrote:

> May I advocate Jean-Christophe Filliātre's excellent literate
> programming tool, ocamlweb?
> It nicely turns your O'Caml source code into a TeX document,
> including an identifier index. Comments are expected to contain
> TeX source.

 But stupid "industry" don't like TeX. :(
They wants HTML or somthing like that. Is there any HTML output
formatter for ocamlweb? Industry knows nothing about literate
programming, as well as about many other progressive technologies.

P.S. Maybe, all that we need, is a RAD tool for ocaml? It can
look like a better module finder ("module name" -> "file name" is not
a good idea. Paths in Java is much better), and a lot of reusable
modules for common tasks (database, GUI)...


   V.S.Lugovsky aka Mauhuur ( (UIN=45482254)