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Date: 2007-10-25 (01:53)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Which syntax to teach ?

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!

Unfortunately, UI access is the problem. Who wants a GTK editor on
Windows? On OSX? On KDE?

John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
Felix, successor to C++: