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Date: 2009-09-24 (16:49)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OC4MC : OCaml for Multicore architectures
On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 02:09:56PM +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
> Fair enough. I think this is the single most important development OCaml has 
> seen since its inception so I would personally drop OCaml in favor of oc4mc 
> even if it meant reverting to 3.10.2.

I think 'personally' is the key word there.  You forget that people
are quite happily programming in very slow languages like Perl,
Python, Ruby and Visual Basic, and those people vastly outnumber the
ones using F#, Haskell, OCaml, SML etc.  (They don't even have static
safety, dammit!).


Richard Jones
Red Hat