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Date: 2002-07-12 (11:43)
From: Markus Mottl <markus@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: productivity improvement
On Fri, 12 Jul 2002, Oleg wrote:
> On Friday 12 July 2002 07:23 am, Markus Mottl wrote:
> >  If I founded a company
> > here using this technology, I'd get into very serious troubles when my
> > main programmer gets a brick on his head. Just too risky!
> That's what insurance companies are for. IAE why would you want to hire more 
> programmers if you were worth a hundred of them (by John's estimate)? 

Insurance = costs. Furthermore, 1:100 sounds quite a bit too
astronomical. I'd say that depending on the kind of the problem 1:3
to 1:10 is reasonable and fits well to the experience of others. E.g.,
the Erlang developers also report productivity gains in this range on
large-scale commercial projects. OCaml will most likely have similar

Markus Mottl

Markus Mottl                                   
Austrian Research Institute
for Artificial Intelligence        
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