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Date: 2005-03-15 (18:55)
From: Christopher A. Watford <christopher.watford@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml troll on Slashdot
On Tue, 15 Mar 2005 16:25:01 +0100 (CET), Christophe TROESTLER
<> 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...
> 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++.

People post similar things for C#, PHP, any language really. Besides,
it is VERY VERY simple to troll slashdot.

Christopher A. Watford