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Date: 2007-06-01 (23:33)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Comparison of OCaml and MLton for numerics
On Fri, 2007-06-01 at 17:52 +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
> On Friday 01 June 2007 15:41:43 skaller wrote:
> > Paying 4 times more dollars for a CPU that is twice as fast is a
> > very expensive solution compared to an optimising compiler ..
> Much more cost effective to implement more effective compiler features in 
> house. All you need is the author of an excellent whole-program optimizing 
> compiler for some related language.

Or you could make an SML->Ocaml preprocessor .. allowing
rapid prototyping with Ocaml and production compilation with
another tool.

John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
Felix, successor to C++: