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Date: 2007-08-04 (16:21)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Sorted list
On Sun, Aug 05, 2007 at 01:42:21AM +1000, skaller wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-08-04 at 11:09 -0400, Brian Hurt wrote:
> > Unortunately, the standard Ocaml solution in a situation like this is to 
> > implement your own data structure.  The good news is that this is easy. 
> > The bad news is that, because this is easy, there is little pressure on 
> > the maintainers of Ocaml to add features to the core library.
> Well, I would like to see a community process for selecting,
> implementing, documenting and maintaining a set of good algorithms
> which go IN THE STANDARD DISTRIBUTION (under the usual LGPL+X licence,
> with a disclaimer the code base isn't maintained by Inria, merely
> distributed on behalf of the community).

But what's wrong with extlib?  Now I know it's not the "Standard"
distribution, but that's a mere packaging issue.


Richard Jones
Red Hat