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Date: 1998-09-10 (16:04)
From: Mitchell, Brian, VBAVACO <IMCBMITC@v...>
Subject: RE: Caml toplevel thru Web (HTTP or CGI)?
>Basile STARYNKEVITCH wrote:
>> I am an OCaml promoter inside my organization (thousands of
>> physicists & numericians)

Excellent!  I am also an OCaml promoter at my workplace (contractor for
the U.S. Government in Washington, D.C.).
>> I would like to set a demo (available thru our intranet) usable
> by anyone (people have Win95 PCs and Unix workstation). The most 
>> sexy approach would be a Ocaml (or even a tiny CAML subset)
>> interactive toplevel interpreter thru Web (HTML forms).

Great idea!!  I'd love to see such a product...however, wouldn't this
take lots of research into building a CGI / HTML front-end (or something
similiar) then implementing the OCaml back-end?  Could this turn into an
open-source project?  I'd say "yes" for both questions.  Any other

>> Did anyone (ever) code such a thing?

I've never heard of anything like this being out there -- but, then
again, I'm fairly new to the OCaml world.

Brian Mitchell