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From: Christoph Cullmann <>
To: Xavier Leroy <>
Cc: caml users <>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml turns 25
Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 13:25:08 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 2021-05-09 09:33, Xavier Leroy wrote:
> Dear OCaml enthusiasts,
> 25 years ago, on May 9th 1996, release 1.00 of the Objective Caml
> language and system was
> announced:
> It was already the consolidation of many years of work, integrating
> Jérôme Vouillon and Didier Rémy's work on objects and classes
> within Caml Special Light, itself a combination of my work on modules
> and native-code compilation with earlier code taken from Caml Light,
> especially Damien Doligez's GC.
> Little did I know that O(bjective) Caml would still be there 25 years
> later!
> A lot happened during this time, including several major evolutions of
> the language, and, much more importantly, the emergence of a community
> of users and an ecosystem of tools and libraries.  But maybe this was
> just the beginning for something even bigger?  We'll see...
> Happy birthday, OCaml!

Congratulations, given the rise and fall of numerous programming 
during that time, it is a great accomplishment that OCaml is still alive
and growing after all that time.


> - Xavier Leroy

Ignorance is bliss... |

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-05-09 11:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-09  7:33 Xavier Leroy
2021-05-09  7:42 ` François Pottier
2021-05-09  8:35 ` Roberto Di Cosmo
2021-05-09 13:13   ` Daniil Baturin
2021-05-09 11:25 ` Christoph Cullmann [this message]
2021-05-09 19:01 ` Markus Mottl
2021-05-16 11:53 ` Jeanmarc Eber
2021-05-18 14:30   ` Muriel SHAN SEI FAN

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