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From: Oliver Bandel <oliver@f...>
Subject: RE: [Caml-list] If OCaml were a car
Zitat von David Allsopp <dra-news@metastack.com>:

> > > Maybe I ride this car too often to realize (or I'm dumb) but I don't
> > > get the joke about controls.
> > [...]
> >
> > I would think this is only a joke from an american person about
> > french cars?
> > On which side do they drive in USA, and on which in french?
> > So the controls are on the other side.
>
> Erm, I think you'll find that the French, Americans (and Germans) all drive
> on the same side of the road?
[...]

Ooops, so it was UK....
...then maybe caltech.edu must be british, ;-)

          (...well, geographics never was my cup of tee ;-) )

or if not, it was really meant to to the Standardlib to drive
the wrong side? ;-)

Ciao,
   Oliver

P.S.: In Japan the also drive on the left side.

P.P.S.: Oh, I found this map on Wikipedia (sorry, german language,
        but colored):
        http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bild:RechtsverkehrUndLinksverkehr.png
        In the corresponding article they wrote, that French had left-sided
        driving before Napoleon, but that in USA in the beginning they also
        drove on the left side (British Influence).
        So, really complicated thing...

        So, what does this say about OCaml?
        Does the time functions of OCaml's Unix-module count the seconds
        backward?

P.P.P.S.: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bild:London_Look_Right.jpg