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From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Strings
On Friday 03 April 2009 15:18:51 Ashish Agarwal wrote:
> > I found immutable strings to be a PITA
> in what way? 

Just because my OCaml programs were mutating strings and translating that into 
F# is non-trivial if the string is shared or big. In essence, I've always 
used OCaml's strings as a more efficient byte array. In fact, the best 
translation to F# is often to use byte arrays as a replacement for strings.

Dr Jon Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.