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From: Sven <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: OCaml's long range graphical direction?
On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 10:30:10PM +0100, Pierre Weis wrote:
> [...]
> > > I expect the Caml-TK interface to be supported (and included in the
> > > standard OCaml distribution) for quite a while, but not actively
> > > developed.
> The original Camltk (which is slightly different from labl/tk) is also
> used and supported by Jun and me. It is stable and works very well.
> As Xavier mentioned (and as the Caml examples at
> demonstrate) Caml/tk
> is a must for simple GUIs (with a slightly simpler than MMM way of
> abusing of the text widget).

I think this is a preocupation of various people, not only is there need to choose between gtk+ or tcl/tk, but also there is need to choose between various implementation of the bindings.

But then choice is good :)))

The only problem is that it involves more work to maintain all of them.

> > and a gtk+ one. Both are aimed at different uses, and well, as
> > Pierre said the tcl/tk bindings are not so much work, as they are
> > following a stable tcl/tk.  (well sortof, don't know exactly what
> > it's status is with regard of the different tcl/tk versions. is
> > anything above 8.0 supported ?)
> Camltk is maintained up to date: it works also with the 8.3 version of
> tcl/tk, including for the Caml Light version of the library.

Ok, ...

i think i will look at it, and take ownership of the camltk debian package, which seems to be no more maintained and very old indeed. it still requires 8.0.


Sven Luther