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Date: 2003-11-19 (17:52)
From: Gerd Stolpmann <info@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml - No Batteries Included :(
Am Mit, 2003-11-19 um 18.18 schrieb Christian Schaller:
> Dear Camlers,
> Working on a small software project, I decided to use OCaml for reasons
> we all know ;-)
> Everything works smooth, however, there's one thing that drives me nuts:
> libraries!  I'm not complaining about not enough libraries being
> available, but about libraries being available, but not bundled in any
> with with OCaml (like getopt).
> Did I miss anything?  Is there an OCaml Extended Library Distribution
> available that I can just download from *one* place, including *all*
> known libraries?  Most of the time I'm just investigating if someone has
> written a module for a general purpose and then trying to install it.

I began such a distribution: GODI. It contains core O'Caml plus a number
of libraries that can be individually added or removed. However, it does
not contain _all_ libraries, just a subjective selection. (Hint:
Everybody is invited to express his or her subjective feelings about
important packages by just creating them.)

Here is the link:

Gerd Stolpmann * Viktoriastr. 45 * 64293 Darmstadt * Germany

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