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Date: 1997-02-28 (16:24)
From: Xavier Leroy <Xavier.Leroy@i...>
Subject: Re: ML extension language
> I realize that CAML already contains facilities for creating new
> primitives in C, but the main difference is that in a caml program,
> the main program is the interpreter for the caml virtual machine, whereas
> in an extension language control resides in the application.

Actually, it is possible to have the main program written in C and
calling Caml functions when needed. Release 1.03 contains very
preliminary support for this; the forthcoming release 1.04 provides
better support and documentation for this feature.

- Xavier Leroy