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Date: -- (:)
From: Nicolas Cannasse <warplayer@f...>
Subject: Re: Common IO structure (was Re: [Caml-list] [ANN] The Missing Library)
> > There is a beginning of answer in the ExtLib : it's the new IO module
that
> > is enabling high-level abstracts inputs/ouputs. http://ocaml-lib.sf.net
as
> > usual :-)
>
> While we are at it...
>
> Several libraries (Cryptokit, ocamlnet, and Camomile, as far as I
> know) have their own I/O modules.  Could we unify these interfaces?
> IO module of SF Extlib might be a contender, but its channels are
> abstract types, which I think problematic.
[...]

I see your point, tell me if I'm wrong :
You would like to add ExtLib IO's support to Camomile, without actually the
need for the user to install ExtLib in order to compile your library. You're
true about that, and that's a good idea. I'll try to think about adding some
OO wrappers on ExtLib IO, as well as conversion functions from/to ExtLib
input/outputs objects and records before next release.

Best Regards,
Nicolas Cannasse

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