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From: Pierre Weis <pierre.weis@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Our shrinking Humps
> The Caml Humps are just a list of links.  There seems to be no real
> archive of contributed OCaml code.  Because of this the community is
> losing these contributions as linked web pages disappear (either
> because of web-site reorganization, or because the people maintaining
> those personal web sites have moved on to something else).
[...]
> I know there has been talk of a CPAN-like service, and think that would
> be great as well.  However, nothing so complex is needed for a simple
> centralized archive.  And it is an archive that is needed more. 
> Otherwise the community loses code.
> 
> I wish I had a server and bandwidth to donate, or I would just do this
> myself.  As it is I'm making an appeal to the community for solutions. 
> If there are no individuals or corporate entities in the OCaml
> community who are willing/able to provide the required resources,
> perhaps we could look at something like ibiblio http://ibiblio.org/ 
> Does anyone have any experience with this service?
> 
> 
>   --Sergey

INRIA can donate a server and the associated bandwidth. The problem is
then to find people that take care of this archive, since INRIA cannot
donate the additional man power to set up and maintain it.

Is there any volunteers ?

Best regards,

Pierre Weis

INRIA, Projet Cristal, Pierre.Weis@inria.fr, http://pauillac.inria.fr/~weis/


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