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Date: 2008-12-08 (20:45)
From: Dario Teixeira <darioteixeira@y...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] F# weaknesses

> I don't know how annoying the described weaknesses are
> in a dayly use but people wanting to switch from OCaml to F#
> should certainly take this into account. Did anyone tried F#
> and have some feedback to share about this issues?

I'm curious as well.  I've never used F#, but the fact that they've
removed functors and polymorphic variants -- two of the most
interesting Ocaml features -- gives me at first glance an impression
that F# is a castrated Ocaml.  (Though I understand that some
of these changes were necessary to integrate into the .Net world).

I would like to hear the other side: features new to F# that
would also be welcome in Ocaml, especially those that are not
implemented already by some Camlp4 extension.

Dario Teixeira