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From: Dmitry Bely <dbely@m...>
Subject: Re: What kind of industry do you mean? (Was: [Caml-list] objective caml and industry)
"Mattias Waldau" <mattias.waldau@abc.se> writes:

> For example, someone knowledgable in O'Caml could take
> Spam Oracle by Xavier Leroy and improve it and package
> it for MS Outlook. You can probably sell it for $29, so
> if you sell more than a few thousand licenses per year,
> you make a living. (I think there is about one billion
> PC's and more that one hundred million MS Office
> users out there). Try to find a couple of thousand Linux
> users who are willing to pay, not even the Linux 
> distributors succeed in that :-)
>
>
> (I haven't checked the licensing of Spam Oracle, so ask
> Xavier Leroy first.)
>
>
> It will probably difficult for you to make everything
> using O'Caml, you will need C++ or VB.

No. I don't see why creating COM components in Ocaml is a problem.

- Dmitry Bely


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