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From: Berke Durak <berke.durak@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] List of sites running in Ocaml?
Jon Harrop wrote:
> On Friday 11 April 2008 13:19:35 Berke Durak wrote:
>> PS.  I've also added an "Ocaml success stories" page with a list of
>> well-known Ocaml software (coq, unison, mldonkey, etc.)
> You've missed lots of even bigger applications of OCaml, like FFTW. You may 
> find some of our related blog articles of interest:
> 
> http://flyingfrogblog.blogspot.com/2007/09/functional-programming-in-industry.html
> http://flyingfrogblog.blogspot.com/2007/11/most-popular-functional-languages-on.html
> http://ocamlnews.blogspot.com/2007/12/top-10-most-popular-ocaml-programs.html
> http://ocamlnews.blogspot.com/2007/09/xensource-sell-for-500m.html

Added those, but you should edit the page, too!  It's a wiki after all.

> I also forgot to mention that we are following FFTW's lead and using OCaml to 
> generate source code in more mainstream languages that we can sell. This is 
> technically known as "geometric money in linear time". :-)

Are you are implying that Ocaml is exponentially more succinct than your
target language (C/C++ I guess?), and that customers are willing to buy at a
price computed from slocs in the target language ? :)
-- 
Berke DURAK