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Ocaml, a practical functional language?
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Date: 2008-09-01 (18:34)
From: Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) <ulf.wiger@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Ocaml, a practical functional language?
Luca de Alfaro skrev:
> And where else can you find a debugger that can execute code
 > (or give you the impression it does) backwards?
> This is invaluable when trying to find things like where an 
 > exception is thrown: you simply run the code until it exits
 > throwing the exception, then you back off a few steps until
 > you find what is throwing the exception and why.

FWIW, Omnis has had this since the early 90's.


(I think that's the successor of the Omnis 5 and 7 that I used
back then.)

I can certainly vouch for the amazing utility of such debugging.
It is priceless! I didn't know Ocaml could do that.

Ulf W