Reference implementation currently too hard to install in Windows

Graydon Hoare graydon at
Wed Oct 31 08:01:16 PDT 2007

Jonathan Watt wrote:

>> I have to look into licensing, but I believe if we can include the 
>> Cygwin DLL with the Windows binary, there should be no dependencies 
>> whatsoever and you can just download and run.
> Fantastic! Hopefully Windows users will soon be able to provide useful feedback
> based on first hand experience. :-)
>> For the future, however, I do want to improve the build process to make 
>> it easier for the uninitiated. SML/NJ and MLton both tend to be a little 
>> tricky to install, though, so that goal may be trickier.
> Good luck with that, and thanks for your efforts guys!

Thanks for the patience, and continuing to push. The RI continues to lag 
the spec in a number of places -- there is a bug tracker to follow these 
-- but it's always great to have more hands playing with it.


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