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Date: 2002-11-08 (22:43)
From: malc <malc@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml on Windows please advise
On Fri, 8 Nov 2002, Sven Luther wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 08, 2002 at 09:20:49PM +0100, jeanmarc.eber@lexifi.com wrote:
> > Quoting Sven Luther <luther@dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr>: 
> >  
> > What's the problem about that ? Why :(((( ? 
> > Isn't it fine that ocaml is used *natively* on the win32 platform also ? 
> Yes, but that would mean that the apps developped for it will only be
> usable for on windows only, which let many people out in the cold. In
> particular, i would love to play a ocaml based games, not that i have
> time for it but still, but since i don't have windows, ...
> Also, i remember when i was some time back at the AFIG conference, there
> where the people making the outcast games explaining how they did their
> software rendering and all, and i asked them about a linux port, since
> they software was not using any hardware acceleration, in these pre-DRI
> times it would have been a good candidate for a linux port. They
> esquived my question, and look where they are now ? Maybe the publicity
> coup they would have made with releasing a linux games would have saved
> them.

Hands off Outcast please. Besides i doubt that Appeal's failure has 
anything to do with Outcast being windows only. And btw Outcast was 
instrumental in one person's switch to OCaml.

P.S. http://algol.prosalg.no/~malc/motazaar/


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