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Date: 2005-02-03 (23:39)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Estimating the size of the ocaml community
On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 12:22:47AM +0100, Thomas Fischbacher wrote:
> Oh, by the way, there is one more thing which I consider a really
> grave issue, which gave us quite a lot of grey hair already: Ocaml 
> strings have this stupid limitation to 16 MB, which means in particular 
> that if you serialize a truly large intermediate state of, say, a long 
> and complicated calculation which accidentally got a bit larger than this 
> limit (while you did not expect that), well...

Got to agree with you on this one ...  At least we'll soon all be
using 64 bit computers where OCaml doesn't suffer this limitation.


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