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From: Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] (Announce) "OCAPIC" : OCaml for PIC18 microcontrollers
Philippe Wang <philippe.wang@lip6.fr> writes:

> Dear all,
>
> this is an announcement for "OCAPIC", a project which brings OCaml to
> programming PIC micro-controllers.
>
> Some PIC18 series characteristics:
> - 8 bit architecture
> - low cost (a few US dollars), fairly spread in electronics world
> - very low volatile memory (a few bytes only, up to ~5000 bytes, depending on
> the model)
> - very low non-volatile memory (less than a KB up to 128 KB)
> - EEPROM : 0 to 1024 bytes

Doesn't the overhead of boxed structures as well as loosing a bit on
ints make that impractical given the extremly limited memory?

MfG
        Goswin