[Haskell-cafe] Interesting critique of OCaml

Michael Vanier mvanier at cs.caltech.edu
Thu May 8 22:06:32 EDT 2008

Actually, it's (+) for ints and (+.) for floats.  Which kind of proves your point.


Tim Docker wrote:
> | An interesting critique of OCaml.
> | 
> | http://enfranchisedmind.com/blog/2008/05/07/why-ocaml-sucks/
> Interesting to me is that my pet ocaml peeve is not there: namely the
> lack of convenient operator overloading. Admittedly I only used ocaml
> for 6 months, but I never adapted to needing to write (+) for ints, and
> (.+) for floats.
>>From the F# documentation it would appear that F# does have overloaded
> numerical operators, at least. I'm not sure how these fit into its type
> system however. (Their type is documented as "overloaded").
> Tim 
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