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From: jeanmarc.eber@l...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml on Windows please advise
Quoting Sven Luther <luther@dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr>: 
 
> >  
> > I wrote the Osiris library, a native Win32 GUI 100% OCaml which is 
> built on 
> > top of the OCaml Win32 API . This enable you to easily create and 
> manipulate 
> > GUI components ( as easy as Borland VCL but still incomplete ). Then I 
> wrote 
> > and XML toplevel so that you can write your interface in xml ( this 
> took me 
> > only two days, and the result is far more readable that any C 
> equivalent 
> > would have been ). This done, I created a tool called "Dragoon3" which 
> was 
> > designed to be a multi user resources sharing platform for the 3D game 
> my 
> > company was planning : Virtual file system, duplicate data stored in 
> DB, 
> > check in & out, and plugins enable.... all in Ocaml. Then I finally 
> wrote 
> > the 3D Engine for the game ( DirectX based ) and interfaced it with 
> OCaml so 
> > I could instanciate and manipulate 3D objects with it. 
> >  
> > The results have been very good :  2x speedup in development process, 
> > shorter code : easier to maintain, and great perfs. 
>  
> But windows only :((( 
>  
> Friendly, 
>  
> Sven Luther 
 
What's the problem about that ? Why :(((( ? 
Isn't it fine that ocaml is used *natively* on the win32 platform also ? 
 
Jean-Marc Eber 
 
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