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Date: 2007-01-14 (18:52)
From: tab@s...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Ocaml compiler features
On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 11:33:26AM -0600, Edgar Friendly wrote:
> I will agree that I am too eager to "fix" the compiler, and appreciate
> the community's help in tempering my inexperience.  But I'd like to help
> ocaml become a better language, and this seems like a reasonable small
> step to start on.

Although I disagree with this first step, I think OCaml need a hand in
becoming more mainstream. unfortunately, it seems that INRIA is not really
interested in making this happened, maybe tweaking syntax and extending the
libraries [1].

At the moment, every one seems to have their own standard libraries to extends
the deficiency/problems/lacks of the common one, and also a bunch a
syntax extensions, that are also incompatible/redundant with each other
for most of them.

[1] I would certainly prefer to be dead wrong here, but at the moment
    I'm conforted in this idea.

Vincent Hanquez