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Date: 2007-06-01 (14:40)
From: Eric Cooper <ecc@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Comparison of OCaml and MLton for numerics
On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 10:15:04AM -0400, Stephen Weeks wrote:
> I think it's better to encourage people to program in the cleanest
> way possible, and then to profile and improve their code if
> necessary.

It seems natural to use a version control system so that one can
evolve and maintain the "clean" trunk of the code, while keeping the
accumulated wisdom of manual performance optimizations as branches /
patch sets.  I wonder if there are any opportunities for integration
of this model into the language itself (type-safe patch sets?) or its

Eric Cooper             e c c @ c m u . e d u