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Date: 2006-04-27 (13:55)
From: Peter Sewell <Peter.Sewell@c...>
Subject: Type-safe marshalling for OCaml

Dear all,

We are pleased to announce a preliminary release of HashCaml, an
extension of the OCaml bytecode compiler with support for type-safe
marshalling and related naming features.

This makes the core type-safe and abstraction-safe marshalling
constructs from the Acute prototype language available within OCaml.
Some OCaml features are not supported (including marshalling of
polymorphic variants and objects), and this is very much an alpha
release - there may well be serious problems in the implementation.
Nonetheless, it should be usable for nontrivial experiments, and any
feedback and comment would be most welcome.

Further details, including a draft paper, the README, examples, and
the full distribution can be found at


for the HashCaml team: John Billings, Peter Sewell, Mark Shinwell, Rok Strnisa