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From: Olivier Andrieu <andrieu@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml on Windows please advise
 Sven Luther [Saturday 9 November 2002] :
 >
 > On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 10:17:36AM +0100, Olivier Andrieu wrote:
 > >  Sven Luther [Saturday 9 November 2002] :
 > >  > > Perhaps some of the shortcomings are fixed with 2.x, but i
 > >  > > doubt it, after poking at the sorces a while back it felt
 > >  > > horribly misdesigned, but i wont elaborate on this.
 > >  > 
 > >  > What about using ocamlsdl for interface ?
 > > 
 > > That's not the same thing : SDL is not an interface toolkit, just
 > > a low-level hardware access API. Basically, it has only 2
 > > functions : `blit' and `poll_events' (the S in SDL is for
 > > "simple", remember).
 > 
 > Mm, i am not really all that familiar with ocamlSDL, nor SDL, but i
 > guess you could build a ocaml based toolkit on top of it, could you
 > not ?

Sure, you could build something, just as you could use Graphics to do
this. It's really not designed for building toolkits. For instance,
SDL can only manage a single window.

-- 
    Olivier
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