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RE: [Caml-list] 32 bit floats, SSE instructions
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Date: 2004-06-09 (06:33)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: RE: [Caml-list] 32 bit floats, SSE instructions
On Wed, 2004-06-09 at 14:08, Brian Hurt wrote:

> Which raises the question of why *isn't* Ocaml more popular than it is?  

Would you pay me to write come Ocaml code please???

> When I was thinking of C++ integration, I wasn't even thinking 
> automatically C++ integration.  I'm not sure that's possible in any sort 
> of sane way even to C-  consider the memory management aspects.  Plus all 
> the C++ specific problems, like templates.

Of course it's possible. Flxcc is already processing template
free C++ (not correctly though). Sure it targets Felix at the moment
but I don't see any real issue targetting Ocaml.

To a large extent C++ is just syntactic sugar for C,
so what's the big deal? Exceptions are just about the only
really nasty feature, and wrappers can fix that easily
if you're willing to be a bit bloody minded about them.
[try .. catch (..) abort(1) :]

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