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From: Andreas Rossberg <rossberg@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Graphmanipulation in Ocaml
Diego Olivier Fernandez Pons wrote:
> 
> Conclusion : no really difficult points from SML to Caml (most of the
> time you just guess what is happening and what to do). You may look at
> SML vs. Caml (http://www.ps.uni-sb.de/~rossberg/SMLvsOcaml.html) which
> is a bit out of date with respect to the Caml part (I have asked
> Andreas Rossberg several times to update it but he does not seem to
> want to).

Well, actually, I recall only one such occasion. I have since 
incorparated some of your comments and explained why I didn't do so for 
  some others. Of course, I may have overlooked something, so I am 
always open to further suggestions. Which part of the page you think is 
no longer up-to-date, or what is missing, particularly with respect to 
the SML->OCaml direction in question?

(But please always bear in mind that the page intentionally makes no 
attempt to cover constructs that cannot be mapped reasonably between 
languages, e.g. objects, poly variants, user-defined fixity, advanced 
library issues, etc.)

In the light of this thread I may add a section about comparisons and 
eqtypes. I hesitate because the simplistic tabular form of the page 
seems a bit unsuited to cope with the respective subtleties properly. 
Any ideas welcome.

	- Andreas

-- 
Andreas Rossberg, rossberg@ps.uni-sb.de

"Computer games don't affect kids; I mean if Pac Man affected us
  as kids, we would all be running around in darkened rooms, munching
  magic pills, and listening to repetitive electronic music."
  - Kristian Wilson, Nintendo Inc.

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