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From: Kuba Ober <ober.14@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [announce] O'Browser : OCaml on browsers
On Tuesday 18 November 2008, you wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-11-17 at 22:43 -0500, Kuba Ober wrote:
> > > Please note that this is an early version, in particular the DOM
> > > interface module is neither pretty nor well typed.
> > > However, it can already be used to create little applets or scripts (as
> > > in the tutorial [2], the examples of the distribution [3] or my webpage
> > > [4]) and we'll be glad to receive your comments or bug reports.
> >
> > And the reason is?....
>
> To me, the fact that you can write portable lightweight applets sounds
> like a good enough reason. That and the fact that I can see this being
> used by stuff like Ocsigen to make for (even) richer client-server
> applications.

I presume that one can have some Javascript library to abstract out platform
differences, but to have a whole new language? Well, of course what works
works, the question is if the performance is any good.

Cheers, Kuba