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Date: 2004-05-24 (13:54)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Large projects in OCaml
On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 22:14, Jacques GARRIGUE wrote:
> From: skaller <skaller@users.sourceforge.net>
> > > 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.

> 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
> it.

Sure, but most developers have end users ..

> I think that everybody agrees that a great strength of ocaml is its
> ability to easily build standalone executables. 

It can do that, yes ..

> This is what matters to end users.

What matters to end-users is shared libraries
which Ocaml can't build at all. The real world out
there demands *components* they can plug together.

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