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Date: 2010-05-15 (12:17)
From: Vincent Aravantinos <vincent.aravantinos@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] about OcamIL

Le 15 mai 10 à 11:45, ben kuin a écrit :

>>> What if ocamlopt would be dropped for a faster ocaml vm?
>> Why? Even if the Ocaml was able to target a faster VM, there
>> are still many people who would chose to generate native
>> binaries.
> I'd call that a questionable decision. As far as I know, using native
> binaries means to open a whole range of potentially uncorrectionable
> problems with abi incomptabilities between libraries or with changes
> of the underlying os.
> As far as I know when you go native you always have to take abi
> incompatibility and therefore recompilation into account. For business
> apps, that's a showstopper.

Aren't most Windows applications binary ones?
Not all Windows apps are .Net based, or run on a whatever vm.
Most others are binary, aren't they?

If yes it seems this has not been a big showstopper to Windows apps  

Maybe I don't get the precise sense of "binary".