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[Caml-list] bigarrays and toplevel on Win32?
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Date: 2001-03-07 (15:47)
From: John Prevost <jmp@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] bigarrays and toplevel on Win32?
>>>>> "xl" == Xavier Leroy <Xavier.Leroy@inria.fr> writes:

    xl> The party line on unsafe array accesses is unclear: on the one
    xl> hand, we do not want to encourage their use, as it can break
    xl> type safety and dramatically reduce the safety of the
    xl> programs; on the other hand, they are handy when benchmarking
    xl> against C or Fortran :-)

Think of it less as an "unsafe array access" and more of "license to
turn a given set of exceptions into core dumps in exchange for
efficiency."  ;)

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