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Date: 2008-05-12 (19:18)
From: Arthur Chan <baguasquirrel@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Why OCaml sucks
> Yet, if you look at things in the light of "optimization is
> depessimization",
> you'd much rather have easier to read code, than code which is ugly
> because
> you preoptimized it by hand. This is why, for me, Ocaml has a long way to
> go
> to make it useful for run-of-the-mill production code. My pet peev is
> performance penalty paid for writing in functional style where it actually
> makes sense -- say passing an arithmetic operator to a map-style function.

What do you mean by this?  What language would not incur this kind of
performance hit?  Is F# able to optimize this out or were you referring to
something else?

> Cheers, Kuba
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