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Date: 2010-11-25 (22:12)
From: Jon Harrop <jonathandeanharrop@g...>
Subject: RE: [Caml-list] Re: Is OCaml fast?
Stefan wrote:
> I think OCaml's
> problem with this benchmark do point at a weakness of the current
> GC code.

A difference but not necessarily a weakness. OCaml makes performance
transparent and gives you the ability to improve it with a high glass
ceiling. I prefer that to hiding the controls and using ad-hoc rules to
tweak things behind your back, rendering performance unpredictable and
making it hard to optimize your code.