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From: Dario Teixeira <darioteixeira@y...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [OSR] OCaml Standard Recommandation Process
Hallo,

>  As I have mentioned in my previous message, during the OCaml Developer
> Days, the INRIA team has made clear that, among other things, the
> community is essentially in charge of recommending best practices,
> standards, etc. A candidate name has been suggested: "OSR", for "OCaml
> Standard Recommandations."

I'm looking forward to hearing more about the results from yesterday's
meeting (are there minutes?).  In any case, the OSR seems like a very
reasonable process.

I'll start with one thorn: the Unicode situation.  Everyone plus their
mother defines some custom Unicode module.  ExtLib has one, Camomile
has obviously a few, Ocamlnet has its own thing, etc, etc.  It would make
sense to have instead a fairly simple "Unicode" package that defined the
basic data type, and then have all these libs use that one.  I bet this
was discussed yesterday -- what was the conclusion?

Cheers,
Dario Teixeira



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