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From: Vasili Galchin <vasiliocaml@y...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] C++ STL and template features compared with OCaml parametric polymorphism and OO features
Thank you, Nicolas!
 
Vasili

Nicolas Cannasse <warplayer@free.fr> wrote:
Hello,
 
    I am reluctantly learning C++ STL (Standard Template Library) and the notion of templates. Templates don't seem to be that great ... just parametric plymorphism done in a somewhat heavy handed way when compared to the same in OCaml, Haskell, etc. However, teh STL notion of containers and available operations allowed on containers does seem to be be very powerful and not available in OCaml. Is the last statement true?
 
Kind regards, Vasili
You might have a look at ExtLib Enum module that is providing an uniform way of accessing  elements of a container and applying functionnal lazy operations (map, filter...) on them.
http://ocaml-lib.sourceforge.net/
 
Regards,
Nicolas Cannasse

		
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