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From: David McClain <dmcclain@a...>
Subject: Re: ICFP programming contest: results

In your language summary, was OCaml included among the ML category?

- DM

-----Original Message-----
From: Xavier Leroy <>
To: <>
Date: Thursday, September 21, 2000 12:47 AM
Subject: ICFP programming contest: results

>Here are the official results for the ICFP 2000 programming contest:
>First prize: the PLClub team from University of Pennsylvania
>(J. Vouillon, H. Hosoya, V. Gapeyev, E. Sumii).  Language used: OCaml.
>Second prize: the Camls 'R Us team from INRIA Rocquencourt
>(S. Ailleret, P. Cuoq, D. Doligez, R. Harley, F. Le Fessant, X. Leroy,
>A. Schmitt).  Language used: OCaml.
>Third place: the Galois Connection team from the start-up company with
>the same name (J. Launchbury and 4 other persons whose names I
>couldn't write down).  Language used: Haskell.
>Fourth place: a team of 13 distributed among Australia, Belgium and
>the UK, including F. Henderson.  Language used: Mercury.
>Judge's prize for the best sample image: a chess game by team Helikopter
>(A. Rossberg, L. Kornstaed) from U. Saarlandes (I think).
>There were 39 entries, with teams ranging from 1 to 13 persons.
>Breakdown by language used:
>        C, C++          7
>        Clean           1
>        Dylan           1
>        Eiffel          1
>        Haskell         6
>        Java            6
>        Mercury         1
>        ML              9
>        Perl            2
>        Python          1
>        Scheme          2
>        Smalltalk       2
>Not a bad year for OCaml.  And my personal congratulations to Jérôme
>Vouillon and his friends for a truly outstanding performance!
>- Xavier Leroy