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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?