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Re: Broken dream of mine :(

From: Michal Suchanek
Subject: Re: Broken dream of mine :(
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 12:51:13 +0200

2009/9/18 arnuld uttre <address@hidden>:
>>On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 12:49 PM, Michal Suchanek
>>  <address@hidden> wrote:
>> It certainly could. It seems to be sitting in the right spot on
>> low-level - high-level scale when you are out for a language for
>> mathematical computations.
>> However, if you agree that the low-level nature of C/C++ is what makes
>> it suitable for writing things like kernels then OCaml is probably not
>> a better fit for such tasks.
> Yes, I really understand this fact and I really hate it too. 50 years
> and only 2 languages  for system softwares and hundreds for

Only two well known. iirc openfirmware or something like that uses
Forth for its firmware drivers, there is BitC now.

> applications, and hundreds of different hardware.

They are hundreds but for dozens of different application types, too.
I a sure that for a particular use only a few would be a really good match.



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