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From: Oliver Bandel <oliver@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Estimating the size of the ocaml community
On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 01:43:04PM +0000, Richard W. M. Jones wrote:
> Actually, I wouldn't want to change lists.  Those currently have a tag
> = 0, and it would important to leave those untouched for exactly the
> reason you described.

Some months ago I googled for Ocaml ans lists (or something similar)
and found a paper on OCaml's list implementation, compared to
"vlists" (whatever a vlist may be).
I didn't read the paper completely, but at a glance - if I remember correctly -,
the vlists would be about 10 times faster than OCaml's current list-implementation...

... why not re-implementing the Lists as those vlists?

(Maybe as a module, if it is too much effort to change the OCaml-core)