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Date: 2002-11-08 (23:46)
From: malc <malc@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml on Windows please advise
On Sat, 9 Nov 2002, Sven Luther wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 01:43:48AM +0300, malc wrote:

> > 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.
> Ok, no problem, it was just one thing that came to mind when thinking
> about this, since i recently read of Appeal's demise and remembered this
> discution. That said, i believe that their rendering engine could have
> easily been ported, more easily that other hardware accelerated engines
> of that time at least.
> That said, jean marc asked if it wasn't fine to have ocaml used
> *natively* on the win32 plateform, and i believe it would be nice, but
> would create the risk of win32 only ocaml programs, which is IMHO not a
> nice thing to contemplate.
> > P.S.
> Mmm, i see it uses GTK+, it would run on linux too then ?

It was developed under Linux, Windows version was, quite painful,
afterthought. Btw. i advice everyone to stay as far away of GTK+ as 
possible(esp. under Windows)


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