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From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml compared as a scripting language
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.

> There is a lot of syntactic sugar in perl (especially for i/o) that 
> makes simple programs very small.  As the program grows more complex, 
> the benefits are fewer.

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