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Date: 2004-06-15 (21:16)
From: Alex Baretta <alex@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml compared as a scripting language
John Goerzen wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 11:16:44AM -0700, Karl Zilles wrote:
>>Wow!  That's 4 extra characters!
> It was one example.  Look at the grep example at
> http://merd.sourceforge.net/pixel/language-study/scripting-language/#grep
> for a much more significant difference.

I'm not going to recode grep in Ocaml for any amount of money, but I can 
assure you that the implementation you mention is suboptimal length-wise.

Besides, most other implementations are simply unreadable. A couple more 
lines of code are worth the extra readability in this case.


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