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Why don't you use batteries?
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Date: 2009-09-04 (09:32)
From: Stéphane Glondu <steph@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Why don't you use batteries?
Pierre Etchemaite a écrit :
>> I imagine there are a fair number of people who take parts bits and
>> pieces out of the batteries sources and use those in their projects.
> I've seen this in too many OCaml projects indeed, and that approach
> has its own problems too. Fixes and improvements do not flow from one
> copy of the code to the other, codes eventually diverge and using the
> "real" library becomes harder as time goes on... This is a maintainance
> nightmare. [...]


> I think a broad availability (either installed by default or at least
> *very* easy to install) on all supported platforms should be a
> start. As I understand Batteries is getting there.

I would say it's software distributions' goal (GODI, Debian, etc.).