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Date: 2004-08-25 (16:00)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Alternative Bytecodes for OCaml
On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 01:05:45AM +1000, skaller wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-08-26 at 00:26, John Goerzen wrote:
> > I come to OCaml from a Python background, and one of the most 
> > interesting bits of technology for Python is Jython[1].
> Curious though why you'd want to... interfacing to C
> I can understand. But why bother with the JVM or Java?

In UK government projects (my area of knowledge last year) you'll find
some closed-source Java libraries which are required for interfacing
to various network protocols and file formats.  This locks you in to
using the "90s COBOL" for all your work.


Richard Jones.
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