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Date: 2001-04-09 (15:22)
From: John Max Skaller <skaller@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Future of labels, and ideas for library labelling
"Eric C. Cooper" wrote:

> The label technology is an impressive piece of work -- it seems like a
> very clean extension to the core language and clearly increases the
> expressive power for a certain programming style. But the examples of
> this style that I have seen, namely Tk and Gtk, seem to have been forced
> on us by "foreign" packages.  Would a "native" library need labels as
> badly? 

	Yes, if it were implementing something as 'complex' as a GUI.
Many commercial applications embody much detail (even though they're
not intrinsically 'complex')

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