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[ANN] Sexplib now available for OCaml 3.10
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Date: 2007-10-18 (20:05)
From: Markus Mottl <markus.mottl@g...>
Subject: [ANN] Sexplib now available for OCaml 3.10
Hi everybody,

it seems the announcement list is currently broken so here is the
announcement I sent out last weekend:

I am happy to announce that the Sexplib library has been ported to OCaml 3.10:

It now depends on the type-conv library, which factors out common
functionality for future type conversion libraries (e.g. an upcoming
type-safe and extremely efficient binary protocol library):

Sexplib is also available through Godi, which will automatically
resolve the dependency on type-conv.

The new release also comes with several bug fixes, performance
improvements and small feature extensions.

Here is a short description of Sexplib (from the README):

 This library contains functionality for parsing and pretty-printing
 S-expressions. In addition to that it contains an extremely useful
 preprocessing module for Camlp4, which can be used to automatically
 generate code from type definitions for efficiently converting OCaml-values
 to  S-expressions and vice versa. In combination with the parsing and
 pretty-printing functionality this frees users from having to write their own
 I/O-routines for datastructures they define. Possible errors during automatic
 conversions from S-expressions to OCaml-values are reported in a very
 human-readable way. Another module in the library allows you to extract and
 replace sub-expressions in S-expressions.


Best regards,

Markus Mottl