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From: Francisco Reyes <fran@r...>
Subject: Re: Seeking pratical tutorial or examples.
On Thu, 19 Oct 2000 10:18:03 +0900, Jacques Garrigue wrote:

>Caml-light has a wonderful example directory in the distribution.
>I join the README as attachment. Even as is, this can help you.


Thanks for the README.
 Pierre mentioned he is going to port the examples to Ocaml.

>Actually, the only examples in the distribution is a few samples
>in the otherlibs/labltk subdirectory, that I'm afraid very few
>people really know about.

They also may not be a good entry point for total newcomers.
The examples from the CamlLight distribution seem like the right
type. Simple yet complete enough to see a combination of
different topics (loops, input from user, etc..).


>There are good reasons why Objective Caml documentation cannot match
>that of bigger projects,

Which are? 
Need for more volunteers?
It is a cycle. The easier we make it for new people to join, the
more people we have to help with the documentation.

>but since plenty of examples are available,
>just making them easier to find would be a big help to beginner and
>intermediate programmers.

Yes. Much of the documentation would make much more sense if one
had a few examples to read. This is particularly the case for
the syntax of functions on the Standard Library (Chaper 19 of
the Ocaml Manual)
>
>Jacques Garrigue
>---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>Jacques Garrigue      Kyoto University     garrigue at kurims.kyoto-u.ac.jp
>		<A HREF=http://wwwfun.kurims.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~garrigue/>JG</A>
>



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