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Date: 2009-09-06 (08:48)
From: Henry Lenzi <henry.lenzi@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Why don't you use batteries?

> Compare Python's actively developed
> cx_Oracle to OCaml's abandoned Oracaml. Or Python's excellent Matplotlib to
> OCaml's frankly crude  Plplot, I tried to draw a graph with a legend today,
> very simple you might think, wait, Plplot doesn't even do that! It would be
> a very hard sell to my colleagues right now, regardless of the brilliance of
> type inference, pattern matching, etc...

OCaml has much less people working on it.
Colleges churn out C++ and Java-trained people. Python is very close
to that. See how much less love Ruby gets because of its
OCaml needs more people. Where are the French, by the way? ;-)