The Caml SideBar Tab for Mozilla
What is MozCaml ?
MozCaml is a SideBar Tab for the Mozilla browser dedicated to the Caml language. (A SideBar
is some kind of plugin which appears in the left of Mozilla's
window, such as the list of bookmarks or the history.)
It provides direct access to many information about Objective Caml:
news, user's manual, library documentation and the
humps (the collection of links to Caml-related stuff). Each
of these sources can be browsed throughout several views, including contents
tree, indexes or search engines.
MozCaml should work in every browser that supports Mozilla SideBar
greater) and Mozilla Firebird (0.7). Please note that because of a bug
in Galeon, it does not run properly in this browser.
To install MozCaml, just click on this link in Mozilla: this will
SideBar. Then, a tab entitled "Caml" will appear in your SideBar.
Here are some screenshots from the different views of the Objective
Caml sidebar tab:
Browsing the manual
Browsing the library
Browsing the humps
Search in the manual
Search in the humps
Frequently Asked Questions
How to show the SideBar in Mozilla?
Select "View", "Show/Hide" and then "Sidebar" in the menu bar.
How to remove the Caml SideBar tab from Mozilla?
On the top of the SideBar, click on "Tabs" and then select
"Customize sidebar...". A window appears where you can remove the
How to upgrade to a new version of MozCaml?
When installing the sidebar tab, Mozilla just adds MozCaml's url in some
file of your profile (namely panel.rdf). Nothing else is
stored on your computer and all files are downloaded from our server
by Mozilla, as it does for every regular HTML page.
So, your tab will be updated as soon as we update the file on the
What about security and privacy ?
The Caml sidebar tab is displayed by Mozilla with the same
privileges as any regular HTML page. So the same security policy
applies. This means that the tab is not allowed to execute any sensible
What is the syntax for search queries?
Comments and suggestions are very welcome.
Vincent Simonet and