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From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Interactive technical computing
On Friday 09 March 2007 00:04, skaller wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-03-08 at 15:26 -0600, Robert Fischer wrote:
> > > Putting aside the obvious cultural resistance to using a sensible
> > > language for this project, there is one technical hurdle: It needs to
> > > compile into a DLL which can be linked to other programs (in C and
> > > other languages).  I can't generate such code using ocamlopt, at least
> > > not without using unsupported out-of-tree extensions.
> >
> > I don't think this is a real hurdle to general adoption of a language.
>
> It is in fact an utter and complete show stopper.

Agreed. This is blocking the development of third party libraries written in 
OCaml.

-- 
Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
OCaml for Scientists
http://www.ffconsultancy.com/products/ocaml_for_scientists