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From: Eray Ozkural <examachine@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] SMP multithreading
On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 1:52 AM, Wolfgang Draxinger <
wdraxinger.maillist@draxit.de> wrote:

> On Wed, 17 Nov 2010 01:04:54 +0200
> Eray Ozkural <examachine@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > [readworthy text]
>
> I'd like to point out how the big competitor to OCaml deals with it.
> The GHC Haskell system has SMP parallization built in for some time,
> and it does it quite well.
>

I think I tested the parallel features just once in the distant past,
something like that would be so useful for ocaml :) Explicit threading that
is suited to functional programming with a syntax independent of the actual
thread implementation. The par combinator looks like fun to use. Wishlist
item definitely :)

Cheers,

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