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Date: 2005-08-08 (18:48)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml for Industry
On Monday 08 August 2005 18:58, skaller wrote:
> > Rather than writing a whole report (seeing as there's no interest in it),
> That is a silly conclusion IMHO. Did you really expect existing
> Ocaml experts to buy a report on use of Ocaml in industry targetted

My theory was that programmers who appreciate better languages might want some 
evidence that they can present to their managers in order to help justify the 
use of non-mainstream languages. I was curious to see if anyone here was in 
such a position.

I get the impression that most people here (like me) write OCaml code without 
benefit of a manager. ;-)

> You're preaching to the converted here: your report is targeted
> at people who are NOT subscribed to this list :)
> > Yes, that is exactly what we are finding. There is also a market for
> > OCaml-generated C code, IMHO.
> And C++ .. which is what Felix does .. :)

Yes, and C++. :-)

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
Objective CAML for Scientists