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From: John Max Skaller <skaller@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Is CVS version of ocaml faster?
Jacques Garrigue wrote:

>There's a small optimization in the type checker, which can improve
>performance if you have lots of mutually recursive types. It's rather
>application specific, so I wouldn't say it would improve performance
>for everybody, but you can have good surprises. Some exponential cases
>become linear.
I hereby award Jacques the "understatement of the year" award!
exponential to linear is a *small* optimisation??

John Max Skaller,
snail:10/1 Toxteth Rd, Glebe, NSW 2037, Australia.

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