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From: Oliver Bandel <oliver@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml & Microsoft?
On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 07:22:17PM -0600, Matt Gushee wrote:
> Hi, all--
> 
> I just noticed that Microsoft is a member of the OCaml Consortium. 
> Anyone know what, if anything, they are actually using OCaml for?
[...]

They have developed F#, a OCaml-port without OO-layer.

Also some Haskell-people are at M$, so I think they see
that FPLs are a powerful tool.



> 
> I am preparing an OCaml presentation for my local Linux user's group, 
> and this seems like an interesting sidelight (though perhaps not 
> entirely welcome, given the audience).
> 

I was wondering since when M$ is part of the OCaml consortium.
I think they weren't from the beginning on. (Maybe this information
could be added to the OCaml-pages, where the consortium is mentioned?!).


Ciao,
   Oliver