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From: achrist@e...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml on Windows please advise
Nicolas Cannasse wrote:
> 
> > Say I'm developing software on MS Windows for
> > deployment on MS Windows.
> >
> > Is anybody else doing this with OCaml?
> 
> Yes, some people are doing it ( including myself )
> 
> > Would this be a silly thing to do, because I wouldn't
> > have access to the full set of OCaml development
> > tools?
> 
> Silly ? Not at all.
> Currently the only really missing tool is the ocaml debugger ( for the MSVC
> build ), but you can live without it.
> The main problem for you is that you'll find less people being able to
> answer you if you have win32-specific ocaml problems.
> 

I'd like to do GUI and other interfaces with one of the Windows RAD
tools (e.g. Delphi) that is well-developed for such things and do 
back-end algorithms in OCaml.  For this to work the Windows way,
the OCaml should probably be packaged as a COM server or DLL.  Is
anyone doing this with good success?  Any details on how would be
welcome.

TIA


Al
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