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From: David Teller <David.Teller@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Which syntax to teach ?
I am considering putting a pair of students on writing a simple GUI for
OCaml based on Chris King's functional reactive GUI, itself based on
Gtk. However, it seems unlikely to me that, at their level, they can
carry on that task in just one term -- and that's all the time they'll
have to learn OCaml and complete their projects.


On Thu, 2007-10-25 at 00:10 +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
> On Wednesday 24 October 2007 23:52:54 Nathaniel Gray wrote:
> > I know it seems silly to devote so much energy to debating editors,
> On the contrary, I find it amazing that there is no slick editor written in 
> OCaml to let people write simple OCaml programs with an integrated top-level, 
> build system, graphics libraries and packages for the main distros. I think 
> that would be enormously beneficial for all newbies and could easily be 
> available for Linux and Mac OS X as well as using the latest ocamlbuild, 
> camlp4 3.10, LablGTK2 and so on.
> In fact, I would say that OCaml is ideally suited to this task because it 
> falls in the metaprogramming category!