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From: Mattias Waldau <mattias.waldau@a...>
Subject: RE: [Caml-list] @, List.append, and tail recursion
> brogoff@speakeasy.net wrote:
> > Thanks for the reference. I get nailed by this a couple of times a
> > year, and I usually just blame myself for being sloppy and recode 
> > all of my maps, appends, and filters to remove it. I think it would 

I agree that this is recurring problem, I myself often get bit by
List.map.

It makes it very easy to make non-scalable program, works for input less
that 1000 elements, and the when applied to a large problem it fails
without a trace. It is very difficult to find the location of the
problem if you use the native compiler, and most of these programs
doesn't even work using the byte-code compiler.

So one of my coding guidelines is:
- do not use List.map

I would like a prefer other solutions.

/mattias

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