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Announcement: ocaml-based magnetism simulation package
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Date: 2007-11-22 (16:19)
From: Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] caml and python (was: Announcement: ocaml-based magnetism simulation package)
On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 11:33:54PM +0000, Thomas Fischbacher wrote:
> We use a modified variant of Art (arty) Yerkes' old "pycaml" module.
> Essentially, I had to re-write quite a bit of it, as both reference
> counting on the Python side and Gc management on the OCaml side were
> broken. One impotant issue is that the pycaml module (which also is
> part of Debian) does not recognize properly that python library
> primitives often differ in their behaviour concerning whether they
> increase the reference count of a return value or not.

Are you going to release a modified (and fixed!) version of PyCaml as a
standalone library? Given that you found several issues in PyCaml I bet
the whole community would be very happy to see something like that! If
you claim that the original maintainer of PyCaml is no longer active
maybe you can take over maintenance or something like that, how about


Stefano Zacchiroli -*- PhD in Computer Science ............... now what?
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