[Haskell-cafe] Haskell vs OCaml

Daniel Carrera daniel.carrera at zmsl.com
Sat Dec 24 10:15:01 EST 2005

Hal Daume III wrote:
> That said, I use O'Caml for all of my non-Perl coding.  Why?  ...
>  Second, lack of loop support, 

Lack of loop support? You mean like while loops and for loops? This 
suggests that some problems are easier to solve with loops than using 
lists and recursion.

> (Of course, which is better depends strongly on your application.  I do a 
> lot of statistical machine learning stuff, which requires processing of 
> huge arrays and matrices, lots of loops and lots of funny math 
> calculations.)

I see. Thanks for the info. Very interesting.

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