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From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] C++ STL and template features compared with OCaml parametric polymorphism and OO features
On Tue, 2004-09-28 at 02:41, brogoff wrote:

> I've thought for a while that a hybrid of C++, Ada, and Pascal, with the awful
> C++ syntax fixed, pointers restricted, and especially downward funargs, would
> be an amusing imperative language, and it would address tha second problem you
> mention, without requiring GC. But functional languages are more amusing :-).

Thats Felix (http://felix.sf.net)

> I don't think that iterator based libraries is the right thing in an
> OCaml (or SML or Haskell) setting.

That may be so, but functorial polymorphism is necessary
for better reusability.

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