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Date: 2010-05-19 (13:35)
From: David Allsopp <dra-news@m...>
Subject: RE: [Caml-list] Re: about OcamIL
Eray Ozkural wrote:
> On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 2:29 PM, Michael Ekstrand <>
> wrote:
> >
> > Yes, Python's hash tables are particularly optimized due to their wide
> > pervasive usage.  When you're testing Python hash tables, you're
> > really testing a carefully-written, thoroughly-tuned C implementation
> > of hash tables.


> That being said, I think getting anything to run on JVM is a remarkable
> achievement! It would have been so cool to be able to run ocaml code
> inside a web browser. :) There are unfortunately few alternatives for
> running code inside a browser.

There are two pretty viable alternatives for running OCaml code in a web
browser - ocamljs[1] is a JavaScript backend for ocamlopt and O'Browser[2]
which is a JavaScript implementation of the OCaml bytecode interpreter (or
VM, as it's been called in this thread).