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From: Daniel_Bünzli <daniel.buenzli@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: [ANN] OCaml Batteries Included, alpha 3

Le 7 févr. 09 à 15:43, Sylvain Le Gall a écrit :

> So: what need to be improved?

Cross platform package instructions and a package system.

Haskellers got it the right way [1], design the package system first  
then select a few stable packages to become batteries included. OCaml  
got it the wrong way by first trying to build a huge monolithic  
library. Everything that's not in the monolothic batteries is still  
harder to install than it should be.

Best,

Daniel

[1] http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/papers/haskell31-coutts.pdf