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[Caml-list] Yet Another Compilation Question: lablgtk for windows + cygwin-mingw
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Date: 2002-08-12 (06:53)
From: Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Yet Another Compilation Question: lablgtk for windows + cygwin-mingw
* Xavier Leroy (xavier.leroy@inria.fr) wrote:
> What I am coming at is that unless you like to suffer and are ready to
> solve these issues yourself, it doesn't make much sense to develop an
> OCaml+lablgtk+GTK program under Windows.  

If I may respectfully disagree ... ;0) I've developed a graphical app
for my wife that had to run under windows. I started using C and gtk,
and it was ok until I needed to free a list of widgets ... and was
hoping for a good old List.iter applied on an anonymous function. So I
switched to ocaml and lablgtk, and my program shrank by half (in LOC)
and the transition was not too painful. I must say I've never used
visual basic or other M$ tools, so I cannot compare the ease of
installation or development.


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