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Date: 2009-12-21 (14:50)
From: Philip <feucht@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] general question, was Re: OCaml is broken
On Mon, 2009-12-21 at 15:19 +0100, Keyan wrote:
> Hi,
> i have a large project written in C++, for which i am planing to write add-ons and tools in ocaml, e.g. different tools to analyse my code (dependency stuff), an interpreter for a script-language i plan to include, etc, etc. form my time at the uni i remembered that ocaml allows to compile libraries which can be included in c/c++ program, and i know people who use it extensively in other projects. therefore, i decided to give ocaml a try. i like functional programming, and my first steps with ocaml are very promising.
> following this discussion, i am not so sure anymore, if ocaml is a good decision. may be i got this discussion wrong, but if ocaml is dying out, i might have to look for another functional programming language to use with my project.

Functional programming languages will never become mainstream. There is
a thread on haskell-mailing-list from time to time. 
What language you chose should depend always on your (your team) skills,
tools and tasks.

> please dont take this email as an offence. i am just curious. at this point, i can still easily look for an alternative to ocaml, so its best to ask now.
> regards,
> keyan
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