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

Jon Harrop jon at ffconsultancy.com
Tue Nov 13 06:28:11 EST 2007

On Tuesday 13 November 2007 08:41, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Nov 2007, Jon Harrop wrote:
> > Penetration is highest in parts of industry where small groups of
> > talented programmers get together, most notably startups. Look at
> > XenSource, Wolfram Research, The MathWorks,
> ?? Mathematica and MatLab are just the opposite of statically safe
> programming.

Absolutely. I was referring to a prototype Mathematica JIT compiler (developed 
in OCaml), the FFT routines in MATLAB (FFTW: written in OCaml) and the SML 
software that The MathWorks sell. I was not referring to the Mathematica and 
MATLAB languages themselves.

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.

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