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Date: 2007-10-04 (19:56)
From: Gerd Stolpmann <info@g...>
Subject: Wink Technologies release OCaml libraries
Hi list,

I'm proud to report that we've won another company supporting OCaml,
nameley Wink Technologies, in Los Altos, California (
They developed a people search engine that lets you find people in the web
(it is online, check it out), and a substantial part of it is written in
OCaml. Although Wink is still tiny in comparison with its competitors this
is nevertheless an important investment into into our beloved language.

As a commitment to OCaml Wink releases two libraries as open source:
"Files" is a batch-oriented persistent key/value container, and "Netdns"
is a DNS stub resolver that is capable of doing asynchronous name
resolutions. You find these libraries at Please note
that the packing is not yet optimal, and more polishing will be done soon.
But the best is: there is really exciting stuff in the queue of the to be
released code, especially for distributed computing.

Gerd Stolpmann * Viktoriastr. 45 * 64293 Darmstadt * Germany