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Re: [Caml-list] The closing gap (warning: long, inflammatory rant)
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Date: 2008-04-21 (20:48)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] The closing gap (warning: long, inflammatory rant)
On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 06:26:54PM +0200, Elliott Oti wrote:
> Richard Jones wrote:
> >OCaml supports fork, event channels & shared memory right now
> >(and has done for years) so there is no penalty to writing it
> >properly.
> >  
> Not on Win32. I use Solaris at work and Linux at home, but Win32 is a 
> big platform - the biggest there is right now - and the Unix module 
> process- and signal-related implementations there are unusable.

Windows has plenty of problems, starting with how much it costs and
how little you get for your money.  If we start to design everything
based on the worst platform out there then it's just a race to the


Richard Jones
Red Hat