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From: Ed L Cashin <ecashin@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocaml and large development projects
John Carr <jfc@MIT.EDU> writes:

>> Don't people consider separate compilation and the ability to change 
>> implementation without complete project recompiles a fundamental 
>> requirement of non-toy languages?
>
> Ten or fifteen years ago (when building a large project took a day of
> compile time, and building the complete OS took several days) I would
> have answered "yes".
>
> Now it is an important feature but not an essential feature.

Working with an O.S. kernel or mozilla on a one-year-old PC reminds me
that it still essential for some projects.

-- 
--Ed L Cashin     PGP public key: http://noserose.net/e/pgp/

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