Re: ML extension language

From: Xavier Leroy (
Date: Fri Feb 28 1997 - 15:03:33 MET

From: Xavier Leroy <>
Message-Id: <>
Subject: Re: ML extension language
In-Reply-To: <> from Lyn A Headley at "Feb 27, 97 05:14:06 pm"
To: (Lyn A Headley)
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 1997 15:03:33 +0100 (MET)

> I realize that CAML already contains facilities for creating new
> primitives in C, but the main difference is that in a caml program,
> the main program is the interpreter for the caml virtual machine, whereas
> in an extension language control resides in the application.

Actually, it is possible to have the main program written in C and
calling Caml functions when needed. Release 1.03 contains very
preliminary support for this; the forthcoming release 1.04 provides
better support and documentation for this feature.

- Xavier Leroy

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