Here is the latest OCaml Weekly News, for the week of December 26, 2017 to January 02, 2018.
Archive: https://discuss.ocaml.org/t/ann-ocaml-mariadb-1-0-0/1342/1Andre Nathan announced:
I'm happy to announce the 1.0.0 release of OCaml-MariaDB. This library provides Ctypes-based bindings to the MariaDB client libraries, including their nonblocking APIs. This release was made possible by the testing code provided by Petter Urkedal and the debugging help from Jeremy Yallop on the ocaml-ctypes mailing list. Please note that we have found what seems to be a bug in libmariadb 2.3.x, which we managed to reproduce in Ubuntu 17.04 but not in 16.04. While the bug probably won't manifest itself unless your program is making hundreds of MariaDB connections, we recommend using version 3 of the connector library. If your distribution doesn't provide this version yet, it can be downloded from mariadb.org.Christian Lindig then added:
On GitHub: [OCaml-MariaDB](https://github.com/andrenth/ocaml-mariadb).
Archive: https://discuss.ocaml.org/t/ann-release-of-rope-0-6-1/1345/1Christophe announced:
I am happy to announce the release of _rope 0.6.1_. Ropes are a scalable string implementation: they are designed for efficient operation that involve the string as a whole such as concatenation and substring. This library implements ropes for OCaml (it is rich enough to replace `string`s). [Here is the documentation](http://chris00.github.io/ocaml-rope/doc/rope/Rope/) and the [github project](https://github.com/Chris00/ocaml-rope).
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