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From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] labltk for tk 8.4 BETA release
On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 11:48:49PM +0200, David Teller wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-05-12 at 10:37 -0400, Jeffrey Loren Shaw wrote:
> > Yup that link should be updated. I don't think it should be bundled with 
> > ocaml, however. The end-user might already have it installed, or might not 
> > need it. But this is a decision for the ocaml devs. 
> 
> Of course. The congratulations were for you. The wish list was for OCaml
> Devs.
> 
> 
> > Instead of documenting labltk, which is difficult for the beginner ocaml 
> > programmer anyway, make a wrapper to make it more ocaml-y. I'm not sure if 
> > this would be easy or possible, but coercing labltk into one style of 
> > programming (preferably functional) could go a long way towards making it 
> > easier to learn for the beginner. 
> 
> I'm currently thinking about the best way to write the equivalent of
> JavaFX for OCaml : both the user-interface and the "new features" (e.g.
> list comprehension, SQL-ish selections from data structures, etc.). The
> user-interface part doesn't look too difficult. I'll start to work on
> it... well, if I ever get time.

PG'OCaml does the SQL part: http://merjis.com/developers/pgocaml

Rich.

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Richard Jones
Red Hat