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Date: 2005-03-02 (12:06)
From: Nicolas Cannasse <warplayer@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Cross-platform "Hello, World" graphical application in OCaml
> I think this would be the wrong direction to go.
> What I think would be useful is an OCaml wrapper around Gtk, Win32 and
> Aqua/COCOA.  The idea would be for the OCaml wrapper to abstract away
> the differences, allowing cross-platform programming with native
> widgets.  WxWidgets fits the bill here, but the actual API is clunky.
> I have a feeling that something could be done better with a functional
> programming approach.
> Of course it's a lot of tedious engineering work.  I'm not
> volunteering!

This is the thing I was trying to do with Osiris. I wrote an abstract layer
that is implemented with Win32 API, and I was looking for someone willing to
do the lablgtk port in order to get a cross-platform gui system but didn't
find any interest in the topic.

Nicolas Cannasse