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Date: -- (:)
From: M E Leypold @ labnet <leypold@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] mixin modules paper and future?


Chris Hecker writes:
 > 
 > >You're right, it is not at all planned for any future release. There
 > >are too many open questions yet even to make any guess whether it will ever
 > >find its way.  But thanks for your interest!
 > 
 > Hopefully you guys are actively working on solving the open 
 > problems.  :)  I think that this is an incredibly important feature for 
 > caml to make headway into large systems development.


Do you think so? I think 1 thing we can learn from Java, C, C++,
FORTRAN and COBOL is, that the only thing a language doesn't need to
"make headway into large systems development" is any smart mechanisms
for composing systems. That is to say: Success doesn't depend on
merit.

Regards -- Markus
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