Version française
Home     About     Download     Resources     Contact us    

This site is updated infrequently. For up-to-date information, please visit the new OCaml website at

Browse thread
Re: Interpreter vs hardware threads
[ Home ] [ Index: by date | by threads ]
[ Search: ]

[ Message by date: previous | next ] [ Message in thread: previous | next ] [ Thread: previous | next ]
Date: 2000-03-24 (15:45)
From: David Gurr <gurr@p...>
Subject: Re: Interpreter vs hardware threads
> >    (Of course, one could always ask the ocaml team that won the ICFP
> > competition in such spectacular fashion to knock off an
> > ocaml-to-event-driven-FSM compiler ...)
> I'm not sure that OCaml is the best input language for generating
> FSMs, but, yes, generating FSMs from a high-level concurrent language
> is an excellent approach.  You get both ultimate execution speed and a
> readable, maintainable description of the program.  Have a look for
> instance at Esterel (another glorious INRIA product :-))
> - Xavier Leroy
And Lucid-Synchronie?  Any thoughts on JoCaml with Cilk-like threads?