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Date: 2008-05-09 (22:34)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Why OCaml rocks
On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 07:09:57PM +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
> F# has long since overtaken all other functional languages in terms of 
> industrial uptake and I have not heard that complaint from anyone. Like 
> OCaml, it follows simple rules and is predictable as a consequence.

Figures to back up this extraordinary claim?  (And I don't mean the
unverifiable figures of a certain Cambridge-based consultancy).

These commercial enterprises better hope they don't need to modify the
F# compiler at all, and that MS keep releasing new versions and fixes
forever, because the terms of the F# license would prevent them from
fixing it themselves (unlike if they'd decided to go with an open
source solution).


Richard Jones
Red Hat