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Date: 2004-04-23 (21:07)
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [ANN] The Missing Library
On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 01:54:51PM -0700, Kenneth Knowles wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 03:23:42PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> > But the fact that these libraries exist is, at its heart, a symptom of
> > the problems with the OCaml standard library.
> I'm just encouraging the dissenters to cooperate to more thoroughly demonstrate
> their case, and get a well-design library.
> I do suggest splitting domain-independent stuff like extended list and hashtable
> functions from specialized stuff like IMAP and config file parsers.

That does make some sense; the former could possibly go into Extlib
without much difficulty.  They also represent less new work, so I'd have
less of a complaint about my work ending up under the LGPL instead of
the GPL.

I'll talk to them about it.

-- John

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