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Date: 2004-06-09 (03:15)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: RE: [Caml-list] 32 bit floats, SSE instructions
On Wed, 2004-06-09 at 05:59, Brandon J. Van Every wrote:

> OCaml has a somewhat practical focus, but maybe it's not sufficiently
> practical for me.  I do find myself re-evaluating languages in terms of
> 3 overriding problems:
> - the available C++ migration path and its efficiency
> - the support of basic 3D graphics types, i.e. 32 bit floats
> - ability to work with imperative, object oriented designs and libraries
> OCaml currently has 1 out of 3.

Felix does all three .. by design.
high level operations (eg closure formation,
pattern matching) are currently slower than Ocaml.
Low level ones are faster (because they just generate
raw C).

John Skaller, mailto:skaller@users.sf.net
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