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Date: 2003-11-19 (01:49)
From: Martin Berger <martinb@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] GC and file descriptors
Brian Hurt wrote:

> For any large, complex, data structure & algorithm heavy application, 
> Ocaml is the best language I know of. 

what i've always wondered about is the following: all the benchmarks
i have seen make ocaml look very good, but they are all using trivial
programs. has anyone hands-on experience with using ocaml for processing
*large* data-sets? by large i mean at least 1 GB? i am slightly worried
about garbage collection performance in this case.


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