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Date: 2007-05-11 (18:33)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Custom operators in the revised syntax
On Fri, 2007-05-11 at 16:52 +0200, Loup Vaillant wrote:

> What exactly is more difficult (or less convinient) in Ocaml once you
> quit template metaprogramming?

C++ has polyadic programming which is flakey but sort of works
reasonably well in practice some of the time even though it
is technically unsound .. <:)

For example, 'fold' is defined for all data structures,
just once (it's called accumulate).

This is miles ahead of Ocaml and Haskell, however I'll
stick with correctness, thanks.

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