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Re: tangentially relevant...

Interestingly in OCaml, the format strings in Printf/Scanf are parsed 
statically at compile time, and an error is thrown if they cannot be statically 
determined. This is because it's otherwise impossible to statically type a 
function with a variable number of arguments...


On 3 Aug 2011, at 22:48, Richard Mortier wrote:

> http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2011/08/pypy-is-faster-than-c-again-string.html
> benefits of dynamic vs static compilation- but seems not unrelated to the 
> arguments about compiling the entire stack...
> -- 
> Cheers,
> R.
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