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Date: 2004-09-02 (11:31)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Cross-compiling OCaml
On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 06:08:20PM +1000, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> I'm really comparing the situation with Python. If I write some
> Python code, I KNOW that there are about 100 modules (including
> some pretty esoteric stuff see http://docs.python.org/modindex.html)
> that are GUARANTEED to be available at any destination which has
> Python included.
> The guaranteed availablity of huge variety of modules is something
> I really miss in O'Caml, and thats on top of the fact that even
> the standard modules have missing components like I pointed out
> in the my earlier email in this thread.

Point taken.  That's why whenever I install OCaml or instruct someone
else how to install OCaml, I always get them to install ocaml + extlib
+ pcre.  It's a good "standard base" for development.


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