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Date: -- (:)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Google trends

On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 01:02 +0000, Jon Harrop wrote:
> The number of people searching for OCaml on Google has sky-rocketed since 
> Microsoft's announcement that they are productizing F#:
> 
> http://www.google.com/trends?q=f%23%2Cocaml&ctab=0&geo=all&date=all&sort=0
> 
> I think this is very good news for the OCaml language as it will now have a 
> mainstream cousin to cover Windows while OCaml covers Linux and Mac OS X. 
> Hooray! :-)

Not so happy though: the libraries are the most important thing,
and will not overlap so well, so that many programs simply won't
run unmodified on both systems. 

Most build scripts will also be broken.

-- 
John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
Felix, successor to C++: http://felix.sf.net