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Re: ocaml?? why?? (was: [Xen-devel] caml stubdom crashes)

To: Dan Magenheimer <dan.magenheimer@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: ocaml?? why?? (was: [Xen-devel] caml stubdom crashes)
From: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 23:38:16 +0200
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Dan Magenheimer, le Thu 02 Apr 2009 12:39:04 -0700, a écrit :
> In other words, it may be a very fine academic/research
> language... but do we really want enterprise customers'
> critical workloads dependent on it?

They already do: XenEnterprise is mostly implemented in ocaml.  No
problem so far with the language itself.  Personally, the fact that the
ocaml compiler is itself written in ocaml (typesafe blablabla language)
makes me trust it more that any gcc compiler.


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