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From: John Max Skaller <skaller@m...>
Subject: Re: When functional languages can be accepted by industry?
Markus Mottl wrote:

>I believe that OCaml could be a
> serious threat to some scripting languages: partly due to its high
> performance, partly, because it is much saner = easier to maintain, and
> highly portable! The Unix-library is very complete and would also play an
> important role here.

For me, it has deficiency as a scripting language: interactive
(command prompt) use is clumbsy because gnu-readline isn't integrated:
no history or editing. [This should be easy to fix: there's some code
in the Vyper.sourceforge.net repository which might be adapted.]

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