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This is just for discussion.
We know that there was another backend
From ocaml side, all ocaml compiler libraries are installed, even
The benefit is obvious, the
And anyway, I think it's much more work that you make it sound. It's also more difficult to maintain.
I don't see the point of a sublanguage of ocaml that doesn't work with half the interesting features of OCaml and with the OCaml libraries. It's not OCaml anymore and you shouldn't try to shoehorn it like that.
Indeed, purescript is interesting and they did generate readable code and dead simple FFI.
Purescript is using eager evaluation strategy which means it will never play nicely with haskell libraries, if purescript generates readable code while play nicely with existing haskell libraries, I would switch to purescript tomorrow. But for OCaml, there is no such problem, this is a big difference in my opinion.