Re: Numeric programming efficiency question

From: James Hague (
Date: Tue Mar 23 1999 - 20:32:53 MET

Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 13:32:53 -0600 (EST)
From: James Hague <>
Subject: Re: Numeric programming efficiency question
In-Reply-To: <>

Xavier Leroy wrote:
> So, it's not too bad, although it might not generate optimal code all
> the time due to the rather simple-minded inlining and unboxing
> algorithms used in ocamlopt.

I found the term "simple-minded" to be highly amusing, considering that
OCaml is generally considered to generate the best code of all free
implementations of functional languages using a pattern matching syntax!

James Hague

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