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From: Romain Beauxis <toots@r...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [OSR] Caml Community Code
Le Thursday 31 January 2008 16:57:24 Jonathan Bryant, vous avez écrit :
> List,

	Hi !

> Despite all the great ideas on the [OSR] threads, we seem to be getting
> nowhere and talking ourselves to death bickering about implementation
> details of code that hasn't even been written yet.  I think the only thing
> we can agree on is that tools for use by the community should be written by
> the community.  Because of that, we need to start writing them: the best
> way to find out what works is to try.
>
> I've created a SourceForge project called Caml Community Code here (
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/camlcode) where we can put any code for
> community OCaml tools.  The fact that we can't hack the OCaml language
> itself (due to French copyright law) seems to have unfortunately caused the
> community to not hack together on other tools _for_ the language.  With
> this project everyone can hack on the tools we'll (hopefully) end up using
> every day, rather than having INRIA or one person try to build something
> that satisfies everyone.  If you have code for tools (I know someone at
> least has some code for a package manager), please put it in the repository
> so we can all see and work on it _as as community_.

It's a good idea, but it seems a duplicate of the ocamlcore.org on-going 
server announced by Sylvain..

So rather than creating another instance, it should be better to join efforts 
together, don't you think ?


Romain