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Date: 2004-05-24 (12:15)
From: Jacques GARRIGUE <garrigue@k...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Large projects in OCaml
From: skaller <>
> > Honestly, what is so bad about providing the source under a NDA?
> The main problem is that it means the client needs 
> a full scale development environment.
> On Windows .. this is out of the question.
> On my Linux box it is too for many applications --
> I simply don't have disk space left for sources.
> One of my clients is running Linux .. on an XBox.
> Other people are using hand-helds devices and
> other small systems ..

This was about selling libraries to developpers.
If you're buying an ocaml library, then I hope you've got an ocaml
development environment, otherwise I do not see what you could do with

I think that everybody agrees that a great strength of ocaml is its
ability to easily build standalone executables. This is what matters
to end users. But to build the executable you are going to distribute,
you need the sources.

Jacques Garrigue

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