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Date: 2010-05-06 (10:43)
From: Dmitry Bely <dmitry.bely@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] about OcamIL
On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 11:16 PM, Ed Keith <e_d_k@yahoo.com> wrote:

> It bothers me that the Ocaml community seems to consider Windows developers as second class citizens. Until this changes
> Ocaml will never be a main stream language.

I think it's not really that bad. Ocaml developers support Windows as
a first class platform. Many Ocaml libraries can be build under
Windows without a problem. And now GODI supports Windows too.

> F# may eat it's lunch. But F# is tied to Windows,

Ironically it's also not entirely true. F# works well under Mono/Unix.
Maybe it will even be faster than Ocaml for some applications due to
threads running in parallel on multiple cores. But F# is very
different from Ocaml.

- Dmitry Bely