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Date: 2002-04-19 (15:49)
From: John Max Skaller <skaller@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCamlSDL
Warp wrote:

>I'm currently working at using OCaml as a script top-level for Direct3D. For
>now it works just fine, and this summer our team will work on a big game
>project almost entirely written in OCaml. Altough "game" things are perhaps
>not the kind of projects for which OCaml was actually designed, I think we
>can get some big payoff by using such a nice langage.
No. Yes.:-)

Games are the ultimate application.
You need a very good language to write a decent game
and have it work. Ocaml is a superb choice.
It is well suited to it. Have a look at the complete
and utter rubbish the commercial sector generally offers:
most of them can't even get basic game logic right.

Oh yes, they have superb graphics ... elaborate scenarios ..

Please. Write a decent game. There isn't one.

John Max Skaller, mailto:skaller@ozemail.com.au
snail:10/1 Toxteth Rd, Glebe, NSW 2037, Australia.

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