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From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Completeness of "Unix" run-time library
On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 09:30:09AM -0800, Vasili Galchin wrote:
> Hello,
>  
>       I have yet to finish reading through otherlibs/unix/unix.mli. I kind of consider this POSIX API support. In any case, is there is a consensus that what is in unix.mli is complete? Or does new functionality have to be added? If so, what?

No way!!  There's lots of missing stuff which could be added.  eg. off
the top of my head, strftime(3).

It would also be useful to have a comprehensive time / date library,
probably outside the Unix module.  As part of the perl4caml project
I've wrapped up Perl's Date::Parse, Date::Format and Date::Calc[1]
modules, but a general OCaml library would be great.

Rich.

[1] http://www.engelschall.com/~sb/download/Date-Calc/

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