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Re: what is the advantage of ocaml over c?

On 3 Jun 2013, at 12:47, "Yiming Zhang" <sdiris@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi all,
> In the Tuesday NetOS group meeting (2 weeks ? ago when most mirage people not 
> in the Lab), almost all questions are about what is the real advantage of 
> OCaml over C/C++ for system programming. Can we use as-simple-as-possible 
> examples to explain what is the meaning and advantage of “type safe”, 
> “functional programming”, “no side-effects” in OCaml? That is really a 
> problem in my mind all the time!

An excellent article on this topic is available here:




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