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From: Philippe Wang <lists@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Dynamic linking
skaller wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-06-16 at 18:33 +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
>   
>> On Friday 15 June 2007 19:24:20 Alain Frisch wrote:
>>     
>>> Except for the native toplevel which will probably not be included.
>>>       
>> The native top-level is the bit that interests me the most, as this combines 
>> interactivity with OCaml's superb native-code performance.
>>     
>
> I do not understand how the toplevel is even remotely useful:
> it isn't "interactive" in any real sense of the word.
>
> [...]

A native toplevel can be (very) useful when using ocaml as a scripting 
language.

I like to write (web) scripts with ocaml when I don't want to spend a 
lot of time on searching for trivial security holes (i.e. code 
injection) with languages such as bash or perl.
And compiling a file and using the binaries is a risk of loosing the 
source...
I know, this may sound weird...

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Philippe Wang