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Date: 2003-11-13 (22:16)
From: John J Lee <jjl@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Executable size?
On Thu, 13 Nov 2003, Eric Dahlman wrote:
> So I would say that it is totally possible to "enhance" a language like
> ocaml to generate tiny hello world executables, but I would much rather
> have the bright people working on O'Caml write something of more value.

Sure, that makes sense.

>   I know that my definition of value is probably at odds with yours in
> this case. ;-)

Well, maybe not: 45k is very far from huge even for a puny modem, after
all, and a worthwhile factor of ten improvement over the smallest Python
"hello world" I've seen.  (though that 45k doesn't include decompression
for initial unzipping, so the comparison I make there isn't quite correct)

Thanks for everybody's responses.


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