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Date: 2004-04-26 (12:09)
From: Martin Berger <martinb@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [ANN] The Missing Library

> The result is, in my opinion, the best CS library
> EVER built. Its just a pity the C++ language doesn't
> have what it takes to drive it (lexical scoping 
> like ML has).

i agree with this. what i wonder is: why not do the STL for
ocaml? of course ocaml's typing system is not (yet) up
expressive enough to express/enforce all relevant concepts,
and may never be, but so what? neither is c++, but the
STL is highly successful.

it should not be too hard to come up with an ocaml-like syntax
(an extension of ocaml) to specify STL-like data structures and
algorithms and compile them down to ocaml. i think that would be
very useful.

what do you think?


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