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Date: 2004-04-14 (07:33)
From: Kenneth Knowles <kknowles@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] suggestion: do not link to
On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 09:08:41AM +0200, Michal Moskal wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 11:32:14PM -0700, Kenneth Knowles wrote:
> > C#?  I do like it better than Java, and I'm sure it will spread, but anything
> > without first-class functions (delegates are close, but syntactic abominations -
> > anonymous inner classes are even more awful) and parametric polymorphism is like
> > working in the stone age - its not like ML is new. 
> <marketing mode on> anyone? ;-) </>

Cool.  I forgot to mention type inference, which is mandatory.  I'm such a
nitpicker that the if/when/unless nonorthogonality already bugs me.  I like the
dropping of the "new" keyword.

On the .Net platform, SML.Net seems out of date, and F# seems relegated to the
role of research project, so I may actually refer my .Net buddies to this.
Another issue with F# is lack of integration into the visual studio; how does
nemerle stack up with regard to using a "typical" windows toolchain?

What about use with ASP.Net?  I don't really know how the backend of the ASP.Net
build process works, but if I could use Nemerle without having to convince
anyone in my office (in the files I have sole dominion over) that would be


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