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From: Max Skaller <maxs@i...>
Subject: Re: When functional languages can be accepted by industry?
Vitaly Lugovsky wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 18 Apr 2000, Francois Pottier wrote:
> 
> > May I advocate Jean-Christophe Filliātre's excellent literate
> > programming tool, ocamlweb?
> >
> >   http://www.lri.fr/~filliatr/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.

Industry is not stupid, it is simply governed by different motives.
I'm using 

	a) ocaml -- an advanced programming language
	b) interscript -- an advanced literate programming tool

in my job. 

-- 
John (Max) Skaller at OTT [Open Telecommications Ltd]
mailto:maxs@in.ot.com.au      -- at work
mailto:skaller@maxtal.com.au  -- at home