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Date: 2009-09-03 (22:57)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Why don't you use batteries?
On Thursday 03 September 2009 15:35:20 Dario Teixeira wrote:
> a) Lack of exposure to the advantages of Batteries.  It borrows lots of
>    cool ideas from Haskell, but that may not be immediately apparent.

Can you elaborate on this?

>    You guys should take advantage of the Ocaml Planet to run a publicity
>    campaign: you can make a number of tutorial posts showing the "old"
>    way versus the Batteries way.  There's more to Batteries than just
>    a collection of APIs, and that message may not be getting through.

I would very much like to learn batteries and write OCaml Journal articles 
about it. The main reason I have not is not just that it has not reached 1.0 
yet but that it is not a mere "apt-get install" away for most users.

Dr Jon Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.