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Date: 2006-05-20 (19:30)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Array 4 MB size limit
On Saturday 20 May 2006 19:41, j h woodyatt wrote:
> The 4G size
> limit is another story altogether, and it will plague everyone
> equally-- not just the OCaml world.

When I've ported C++ programs to OCaml they often use ~2x as much memory, so 
you could argue that a memory limit is more limiting for OCaml users. 
However, my personal impression is that memory has gone from the scarce 
resource that it was 20 years ago to a resource that is now commonly wasted 
and moving from C++ to OCaml certainly fits in with that trend.

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