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From: Sven Luther <sven.luther@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Version 3.08 when?
On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 04:51:19AM -0700, Matt Gushee wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 10:30:13AM +0100, Anonymous wrote:
> > 
> > Please tell us when 3.08 final will be released.
> > It has been a long time since 3.07 moved.  We are stuck.
> 
> I don't know what you consider a long time, but so far the interval is
> considerably shorter than that between 3.06 and 3.07.
> 
> Now, it may be that the pace of OCaml development is slow. Maybe it
> would be better for the community if the development process were
> structured differently, to involve more people and perhaps speed things
> up a bit. But for better or worse, the language core is under the
> control of a government research institute, which sees fit to have the
> work done by a small group of dedicated (and, I'm sure, very busy)
> developers.
> 
> If you have suggestions about how to improve the process, I'm sure they
> will be welcome. But you seem:
> 
>   a) to have suddenly joined the list out of nowhere (if I'm mistaken,
>      I apologize. But I've been on this list about a year, and can't
>      recall seeing any posts from you before).
>   b) to be *demanding* a new version of a very nice product that you get
>      for free.

And naturally :

    c) posting anonymously without giving any hint of knowing anything
    about the ocaml community and release schedule.

Friendly,

Sven Luther

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