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Date: 2005-04-05 (14:26)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: some comments on ocaml{lex,yacc} from a novice's POV
On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 02:49:38PM +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
> For example, I recently tried to write programs to compute the number of 
> unique posters per month on the two caml lists.

Perhaps a case for a specialised language?  Once you've split up the
mail into monthly archives, something like:

< mail/caml-list.YYYY.MM formail -s formail -x 'From:' | sort -u | wc -l

(This is, I suppose, an argument for not just dynamic typing, but
tolerating a complete lack of checks altogether ...)


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