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Scilab: Why not written in OCaml?
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Date: 2009-09-19 (17:03)
From: Philippe Wang <philippe.wang.lists@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Scilab: Why not written in OCaml?
Why not use Bigloo? It's a efficient scheme compiler, also developed at INRIA.
http://www-sop.inria.fr/mimosa/fp/Bigloo/

Just kidding,
-- 
Philippe Wang
   mail@philippewang.info



On Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 5:23 PM, Jon Harrop <jon@ffconsultancy.com> wrote:
> On Saturday 19 September 2009 08:39:14 Stéphane Lescuyer wrote:
>> > ...and from INRIA's view I would think: they have developed
>> > OCaml, but do not use it for their own developments....
>> > ... strange, isn't it?
>>
>> I think you don't quite realize how big an institute the INRIA is :
>>
>> http://www.inria.fr/inria/enbref.en.html
>
> On the contrary, the bigger INRIA is the more valuable it would be for them to
> eat their own dog food. If OCaml had more users in INRIA it would garner more
> useful feedback and would be more likely to get funding.
>
> --
> Dr Jon Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
> http://www.ffconsultancy.com/?e
>