Here is the latest Caml Weekly News, for the week of July 10 to 17, 2007.
Archive: http://groups.google.com/group/fa.caml/browse_frm/thread/b4ed265666cef8f1/1a124fdfd3feb0a7#1a124fdfd3feb0a7Daniel de Rauglaudre announced:
I am happy to announce a new release of Camlp4s 4.02. Camlp4s is the classical Camlp4 compatible with all versions of OCaml from 3.08.1 to 3.11. Main page and download at: http://pauillac.inria.fr/~ddr/camlp4s/ What is new: Pretty print * a new system of pretty print of ocaml programs: http://pauillac.inria.fr/~ddr/camlp4s/doc/html/opretty.html * an original library module for pretty printing data and programs: http://pauillac.inria.fr/~ddr/camlp4s/doc/html/pretty.html Parsing * a full documentation of streams parsers, including 3 new features: http://pauillac.inria.fr/~ddr/camlp4s/doc/html/parsers.html * lexers: a short syntax for parsers of streams of type char: http://pauillac.inria.fr/~ddr/camlp4s/doc/html/lexers.html * a documentation for purely functional streams and parsers: http://pauillac.inria.fr/~ddr/camlp4s/doc/html/fparsers.html Other * a documentation for the extensible functions: http://pauillac.inria.fr/~ddr/camlp4s/doc/html/extfun.html * directive "pragma" allowing evaluations at parse time (experimental): http://pauillac.inria.fr/~ddr/camlp4s/doc/html/pragma.htmlStefano Zacchiroli asked and Daniel de Rauglaudre answered:
> If you choose to rename camlp4s executables and libraries however, users > will be able to install both camlp4s and the official camlp4. Can you > please consider this option? Ok, I made a new release : 4.03. You can change the name of all commands and libraries by using the parameter "-name" of "configure" (default = camlp4). For example: ./configure -name camlp5 would name the commands, files and manual pages: camlp5, camlp5o, camlp5r, camlp5r.cma, camlp5.1 and so on, and the library would be installed in a subdirectory camlp5 of the ocaml library directory. Up to you to choose the name you prefer.Stefano Zacchiroli then said and Daniel de Rauglaudre answered:
> Well, I think the -name argument is already a useful step. I just asked > for a suggested name to avoid a plethora of unknown different names. In > Debian, JFYI, I went for "camlp5" as it seems to me it's a name you like > and that it's welcome by the community. Ok, I made a release (4.04) of camlp5. Download at: http://pauillac.inria.fr/~ddr/camlp5/ No fundamental changes, except renamings, in all files.
Archive: http://groups.google.com/group/fa.caml/browse_frm/thread/0b69ce37989d8fe6/cb9ef072a83d86bc#cb9ef072a83d86bcDave Benjamin announced:
I'm working on an XML-RPC client library for OCaml called XmlRpc-Light. It's very small and simple, and it only depends on Xml-Light and Ocamlnet so it's easy to compile and install. It's still under early development, and currently is only a client, though the pieces are there to build a server as well. Any suggestions, contributions, or criticism are gladly accepted. Project page: http://code.google.com/p/xmlrpc-light/ Main module: http://xmlrpc-light.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/XmlRpc.ml http://xmlrpc-light.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/XmlRpc.mli Simple example: let rpc = new XmlRpc.client "http://localhost:8000" in let result = rpc#call "echo" [`String "hello!"] in print_endline (XmlRpc.dump result) Complex example (wrapper for WordPress blog API): http://xmlrpc-light.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/examples/wordpress/WordPress.ml PDF documentation: http://xmlrpc-light.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/doc/xmlrpc-light/latex/doc.pdf The license is LGPL with the special exception for linking, same as Xml-Light. Thanks to Nicolas Cannasse for writing Xml-Light and for letting me use an adapted version of his Base64 codec from ExtLib. Thanks also to Gerd Stolpmann for the amazingly capable Ocamlnet library, of which I'm barely beginning to scratch the surface.
Archive: http://groups.google.com/group/fa.caml/browse_frm/thread/982fbfdf69b4123b/6fdd5b1c0bbe71d9#6fdd5b1c0bbe71d9Nicolas Bros announced:
I am happy to announce the release of OcaIDE: a new Eclipse plug-in for O'Caml. Please visit this site for more information, screenshots, and to install it: http://ocaml.eclipse.ortsa.comLater on, Nicolas Bros announced:
Version 1.0.1 of OcaIDE is now available. For a list of changes, see the web site: http://ocaml.eclipse.ortsa.com
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