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From: Jacques Garrigue <garrigue@k...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocaml-classes-3.05
From: Oleg <oleg_inconnu@myrealbox.com>
> > O'Caml classes 3.05 is now available at
> >
> >   http://wwwfun.kurims.kyoto-u.ac.jp/soft/olabl/classes/
> >   ftp://ftp.kurims.kyoto-u.ac.jp/pub/lang/olabl/ocaml-classes-3.05.tar.gz
> >   ftp://ftp.inria.fr/lang/caml-light/bazar-ocaml/ocaml-classes-3.05.tar.gz
> >
> > This is a small library of wrappers around standard library classes,
> > to allow a somehow object-oriented use.
> 
> Jacques, what are the advantages of using the OO wrappers over the 
> corresponding modules from the standard distribution?

None.
You don't get more features.
But it felt strange at the beginning to have an OO languages with no
basic classes. So I quickly wrote those, and apparently some people
are using them. They may like the oo syntax, or the customizability.

Jacques Garrigue
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