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Date: 2002-12-16 (14:49)
From: Eric Merritt <cyberlync@y...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocaml embedded scripting language

 Thanks, I downloaded it and have started looking at
it. I am not sure yet how much time I can dedicate to
it but we shall see what happens.

Thank you,
--- Norman Ramsey <> wrote:
>  > I was wondaring if anyone is familiar with a
> little
>  > language implementation that is suitable to be
>  > embedded in an ocaml program. I realize that it
>  > wouldn't be that hard to do, especially in ocaml,
> but
>  > hate to duplicate work someone else has already
> done.
>  > There aren't really that many requirements, just
> the
>  > ability to look at passed in data structures a
> return
>  > a result based off of them. 
>  > 
>  > 
>  > At first I thought that ocaml itself would be the
> best
>  > scriping langauge but I havn't figured out how to
> link
>  > in code compiled with ocamlopt. In fact, I don't
> think
>  > it is possible at the moment. 
> We've written an implementation of Lua, version 2.5,
> for Ocaml.
> It's currently bundled with our nascent Quick C--
> compiler at
>  I'd like to split it out as a
> separate
> distribution, but we're rather short of help at the
> moment and I'm
> trying to get the papers written first.  Anyway, as
> far as I know
> it's completely compatible with the C version,
> although a few library
> functions are missing.  We've been fairly happy.
> If you want to play with it, download and build
> Quick C--, then go to
> the lua subdirectory and type `mk'---that
> will give you the
> documentation for the API.  The documentation for
> the language can
> probably be had from, but if they don't keep
> manuals for old
> versions, let me know and I'll put one in our CVS
> archive.
> Norman

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