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Date: 2006-08-22 (21:21)
From: Mike Lin <mikelin@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] making ocaml mainstream
On 8/19/06, skaller <> wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-08-19 at 03:24 +0200, Tomasz Jamroszczak wrote:
> >    I've been playing for a second time with Ocaml for a time now and
> I've
> > got some insights in what could make the language more popular.
> IMHO: the lack of debugging support on Windows is an illusion.
> Ocaml code just works (TM), you don't need a debugger. A couple
> of debugging prints is usually enough to find problems.

I agree with the major exception of there being no stack backtrace
for exceptions in native code. Markus Mottl's patch for this has been
sitting around for a while...please god, someone put this in the official
distribution and release it on godi etc...please, please