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From: Oliver Bandel <oliver@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml troll on Slashdot
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 01:55:07PM -0500, Christopher A. Watford wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Mar 2005 16:25:01 +0100 (CET), Christophe TROESTLER
> <debian00@tiscali.be> wrote:
> > I agree with that.  The ./ post is a typical
> > I-don't-know-what-I-am-talking-about-so-I-say-it-loud !  If he made a
> > point I believe it is that it's easier to hit the "send" key than to
> > try to be a good programmer...
> >
> ><SNIP>
> >
> > My 2¢,
> > ChriS
> 
> You're right, it looked something like this to me:
> 
> Hi! I'm new to OCaml, and my first attempt and making something like I
> would in C++ failed miserably. I didn't used standard library
> functions, because I didn't know they existed. I also went ahead and
> compiled things in a rediculously unoptimized fashion. Finally, I
> didn't bother comparing how my noobie code scaled against the C++.
> LIKE OMG OCAML SUX0R!
> 
> People post similar things for C#, PHP, any language really. Besides,
> it is VERY VERY simple to troll slashdot.


...but on the other side..... we can thank such posts,
because we had a nice evening and a theme to talk about... ;-)

So, we are not better... ? ;-)


Ciao,
   Oliver