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Date: 2007-03-09 (15:22)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: RE: [Caml-list] Interactive technical computing
On Fri, 2007-03-09 at 08:13 -0600, Robert Fischer wrote:
> Performance of Ocaml's bytecode is slower than F#?  Really?

I wrote:
> > As long as you play within the bounds of their VM.  This is no different than Ocaml.
> Performance is different :) That's why I use Ocaml native code
> exclusively, which doesn't support dynamic loading (yet :)

I have no idea about performance of F#: I'm talking about
using a Debian based Linux operating system which uses
dynamic loading of high performance machine binaries.

I once implement a Python interpreter in Ocaml, call Vyper.
One of the reasons I gave up was that to extend it with
the equivalent of Python's C modules, I had to write the
equivalent code in Ocaml and *statically* link it into
the program.

The main reason for doing this wasn't performance, but
to provide bindings to C libraries.

John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
Felix, successor to C++: http://felix.sf.net