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From: Oleg <oleg_inconnu@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] productivity improvement, Ensemble as an example
On Sunday 28 July 2002 03:39 am, Dmitry Bely wrote:
> I am not familiar with Ensemble, but they say in its overview that
>
> http://www.cs.cornell.edu/Info/Projects/Ensemble/overview.html
> [...]
> Ensemble System.
>
> As Horus/C has matured, we have also encountered issues that recently lead
> to a complete reimplementation of the system using a subset of the ML
> programming language. To avoid confusion, we have begun to call this
> version of our system Ensemble. The subset of ML employed for this work
> translates directly into C, which can then be compiled in a normal manner,
> and makes no use of ML's garbage collection features. Thus, the choice of
> ML has no negative performance implications, and the code itself looks like
> C++.
>
> Does it mean that Ensemble is *not* in fact an Ocaml application?

By that, they seem to be saying that C++ would have done an equally good job 
at improving the productivity over C.

Regards
Oleg
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