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From: david elsdon <david_elsdon@f...>
Subject: Re: "ocaml_beginners"::[] Newbie query about OCamlWin.exe
Hi Nicolas

Thanks for your reply.

At 01/07/03 03:30, you wrote:
> > Well I have installed Objective Caml version 3.06 on Windows 98 SE. I run
> > OCamlWin.exe and I don't get a top level with three sub-windows (as the
> > Oreilly book says you should), I just get a single window entitled
>"session
> > transcript". This window works fine, but what happened to the other two
> > windows ??
>
>Suggestion : which Ocaml version does Oreilly book talk about ?
>I think that the OCaml toplevel for windows have been rewritten around 3.04
>(and is not so good actually...)

While it is true that the Oreilly book was written for an older version of 
OCaml, even the 3.06 on-line documention describes the ocamlwin.exe 
interface as follows:

The ``Terminal'' windows is split in two panes. Phrases are entered and 
edited Windows interface.
...
An history of previously entered phrases is maintained and displayed in a 
separate window.

It's a bit of a mystery to me !!

Cheers

David


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