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Date: 2005-06-16 (15:42)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Mini ray tracer
On Thursday 16 June 2005 07:20, Jon Harrop wrote:
> On Monday 13 June 2005 04:24, Alex Goldman wrote:
> > >   http://www.ffconsultancy.com/free/ray_tracer/languages.html
> >
> > Thanks. A lot of very interesting stuff there. I'm surprised that
> > SMLNJ is as fast as OCamlopt on x86...
> Ahem, it seems that the evil Matthias Blume worked an ingenious bug into
> his SML port of my ray tracer which sped it up by 70%. So I've redone the
> study and SML is now much less favourable.

Matthias is denying all knowledge of this so I guess I'll have to take 
responsibility myself. Anyhow, I've updated the language comparison with a 
table comparing OCaml and SML:


Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
Objective CAML for Scientists