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From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [ANN] OCaml-Java project: 1.0 release
On Tuesday 27 May 2008 06:46:23 forum@x9c.fr wrote:
> This post announces the 1.0 release of the OCaml-Java project.
> The goal of the OCaml-Java project is to allow seamless integration of
> OCaml and Java.
> Home page: http://ocamljava.x9c.fr
>
> This version features a new source distribution which includes the
> standard distribution
> of Objective Caml 3.10.2, and all the libraries needed to build the
> whole OCaml-Java project.
> URL: http://ocamljava.x9c.fr/downloads.html
>
> Main changes since beta:
>    - source distribution
>    - support for OCaml 3.10.2
>    - support for camlp4
>    - better handling of Java errors
>    - ocamllex, ocamldoc, and ocamldep added to the binary distribution
>    - bug fixes
>
> I am still looking for testers, particularly concerning the source
> distribution.
> So far, this distribution has been tested on two platforms: MacOS X.5
> (32-bit),
> and Fedora 8 (64-bit). I will be thankful to developers reporting
> success or
> failure on other platforms.

I would love to test this but I do have some questions:

1. Do threads run in parallel, i.e. does it leverage the concurrent GC in the 
JVM?

2. What is the performance like?

3. Is anyone working on Debian packages for OCamlJava?

4. Are tail calls fully implemented and, if not, when exactly do they work?

-- 
Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
http://www.ffconsultancy.com/products/?e