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From: Dmitry Bely <dmitry.bely@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] about OcamIL
> On Thursday 06 May 2010 06:43:21 am Dmitry Bely wrote:
>> Ironically it's also not entirely true. F# works well under Mono/Unix.
>>
> A little off topic, but how is Mono/Unix these days?  Last I checked (>2 years
> ago) it implemented the basic libraries and runtimes but had terrible
> performance.  Is it now on par with Windows?

It's hard to say: personally I don't use Mono (neither Windows nor
Linux) yet. But indeed I was overoptimistic. Mono still uses Boehm GC
so it should be slow enough. Nevertheless things are changing:

http://www.mono-project.com/Compacting_GC
http://lists.ximian.com/pipermail/mono-devel-list/2009-November/033421.html

Let's wait for mono 2.8 and see how the new generational GC works.

- Dmitry Bely