[Haskell-cafe] Why are OCaml and Haskell being used at these companies?

Derek Elkins derek.a.elkins at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 19:08:07 EST 2007

On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 15:51 -0800, Donn Cave wrote:
> On Nov 12, 2007, at 12:00 PM, Galchin Vasili wrote:
> > I am looking for (objective.. i.e. not juts FPL cheerleading)  
> > opinions as to why Wall Street ( http://www.janestcapital.com/) and  
> > banking  are now using OCaml and Haskell. I really want to  
> > understand what industrial markets are adopting FPLs and why in  
> > order to help push FPLs penetration into industry.
> I wouldn't know about that, but incidentally, the first I heard of a  
> distinct Wall Street
> software world, in the 90's, they were looking for Smalltalk  
> programmers.  Who knows
> what those crazy guys will be doing next.


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