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From: Gerd Stolpmann <info@g...>
Subject: [Caml-list] ocamlnet-0.94 released
Hi list, 

I have just released ocamlnet-0.94. The list of changes is
attached at the end of the mail. Most important, there is
now a preliminary manual.

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What is ocamlnet?
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A collection of modules for the Objective Caml language which focus on 
application-level Internet protocols and conventions.

The current distribution contains:

- a mature implementation of the CGI protocol

- an implementation of the JSERV protocol (AJP-1.2), can be used with
  mod_jserv (Apache JServ) and mod_jk (Jakarta connector) to connect
  application servers written in O'Caml with web servers

- an experimental POP3 client

- a library of string processing functions related to Internet 
  protocols (formerly known as "netstring" and distributed separately):
  MIME encoding/decoding, Date/time parsing, Character encoding
  conversion, HTML parsing and printing, URL parsing and printing,
  OO-representation of channels, and a lot more.

Ocamlnet is developed as a SourceForge project:

  http://sourceforge.net/project/ocamlnet

Developers and code contributions are welcome.

Ocamlnet is licensed under the zlib/libpng license.

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Where can I download the sources?
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http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/ocamlnet/ocamlnet-0.94.tar.gz
http://www.ocaml-programming.de/packages/ocamlnet-0.94.tar.gz

You NEED the PCRE library as prerequisite, and findlib is recommended
(but not required).

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Where can I read more?
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http://ocamlnet.sourceforge.net. There is also an online version of the
manual.

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Changes in 0.94:
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There is now a preliminary manual (doc/intro/html).

Netchannels: raw_input_channel/raw_output_channel stuff has been
improved.

Netstreams: class input_stream: The ~len argument is interpreted
correctly.

Netconversion: Minor fixes

Netcgi: Support for the HEAD method. Workaround for bug in IE when
the cookie value is the empty string.

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Gerd Stolpmann * Viktoriastr. 45 * 64293 Darmstadt * Germany 
gerd@gerd-stolpmann.de          http://www.gerd-stolpmann.de
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