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Re: [Caml-list] labltk for tk 8.4 BETA release
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Date: 2007-05-14 (21:48)
From: David Teller <David.Teller@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] labltk for tk 8.4 BETA release
On Sat, 2007-05-12 at 10:37 -0400, Jeffrey Loren Shaw wrote:
> Yup that link should be updated. I don't think it should be bundled with 
> ocaml, however. The end-user might already have it installed, or might not 
> need it. But this is a decision for the ocaml devs. 

Of course. The congratulations were for you. The wish list was for OCaml

> Instead of documenting labltk, which is difficult for the beginner ocaml 
> programmer anyway, make a wrapper to make it more ocaml-y. I'm not sure if 
> this would be easy or possible, but coercing labltk into one style of 
> programming (preferably functional) could go a long way towards making it 
> easier to learn for the beginner. 

I'm currently thinking about the best way to write the equivalent of
JavaFX for OCaml : both the user-interface and the "new features" (e.g.
list comprehension, SQL-ish selections from data structures, etc.). The
user-interface part doesn't look too difficult. I'll start to work on
it... well, if I ever get time.