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Date: 2004-01-29 (16:57)
From: Andreas Rossberg <rossberg@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocaml and concurrency
Martin Berger wrote:
> 
>>  Nothing? Did you forget about the possibility to code without
>> side effects?
> 
> you have this possibility in java too, albeit less conveniently
> due to lacking type expressivity.

And even more so due to the lack of real closures, and tail calls. You 
are practically bound to stateful loops and iterators in Java and 
similar languages.

	- 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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