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From: kcheung@m...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OC4MC : OCaml for Multicore architectures
> On Saturday 26 September 2009 01:45:50 kcheung@math.carleton.ca wrote:
>> Perhaps an off-topic and naive question: What does it take to beat F#
>> and
>> still have predictable performance?
>
> Provided you're talking abouts today's machines and don't care about pause
> times, HLVM with a parallel GC (not unlike the oc4mc one) and a task
> library
> would beat F# and still have predictable performance.

If I understand correctly, HLVM is an
analog of Microsoft's CLR.  So theoretically,
one can build a compiler for ocaml that
compiles to HLVM.  Would that make ocaml
beat F#?

Kevin.