[Haskell-cafe] Haskell vs OCaml

Joel Reymont joelr1 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 24 05:28:24 EST 2005


What is the syntactic sugar that you are lacking with arrays?

Also, do loops matter if they can be emulated with recursion?

	Thanks, Joel

On Dec 24, 2005, at 12:46 AM, Hal Daume III wrote:

> That said, I use O'Caml for all of my non-Perl coding.  Why?   
> Because I
> need lots of arrays and though Haskell does support them, the lack of
> syntactic sugar makes it very inconvenient.  Second, lack of loop  
> support,
> which I can live without.  Finally, it's slower.  I would forgive  
> the last
> (it can be made faster if you use unboxed arrays and so on) if the  
> first
> two were fixed.


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