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Date: 2008-07-26 (09:18)
From: hmf@i...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] New Ocaml Plug-in for NetBeans
Hi Richard,

Richard Jones wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 12:56:26AM +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
>> On Wednesday 23 July 2008 09:50:03 adonis28850 wrote:
>>> thanks Hugo, i know there's a Eclipse plug-in, but i would like to get it
>>> on NetBeans,so if someone could help i will thanks!
>> If I might stick my oar in: why don't the OCaml community write an IDE for
>> OCaml in OCaml using Camlp4 for parsing with throwback and LablGTK for the
>> GUI?
> I'm sure you know why, but because (a) it's a huge amount of work and
> (b) the sort of people who can do the work already use emacs so they
> don't need it.
> It'd be better to concentrate on OCaml for Eclipse (& other IDEs).
> OCaml has the parts already to make an excellent Eclipse plugin -- eg.
> camlp4, ocamldoc, cmigrep and '-dtypes/.annot'.  If Eclipse itself has
> specific problems, then fix those.
> Red Hat have done a bit of work packaging and fixing the OCaml Eclipse
> plugin and we'll have something to release soon(~ish).

Just curious: when you say "fixing" do you mean changing the actual
code? If so, are these contributed back to the community or do I
have to change to Fedora to get them ? 8-).


> Rich.