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From: Jon Harrop <jdh30@c...>
Subject: [Caml-list] OpenGL

On Thursday 08 April 2004 3:53 pm, John Goerzen wrote:
> I'm just saying that I think that
> "Ocaml has a robust set of tools for real-world uses" is inaccurate.

Yes, I agree. Personally, I would like to see a carefully thought out 
interface to OpenGL, GLU etc. They are very stable and mature libraries which 
were superbly thought out but, unfortunately, suffer from a low-level API 
which sometimes ends up in a lot of "void *" raw data getting passed around 
and kept. I do not know of an existing, elegant interface to these libraries 
in any functional language and, IMHO, it would be a big but very worthwhile 
undertaking to create such an interface. I think this would make a good PhD 
for someone...


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