[MLton] Cygwin->Mingw32: patch + future

Wesley W. Terpstra terpstra@gkec.tu-darmstadt.de
Tue, 23 Nov 2004 14:20:23 +0100

On Mon, Nov 22, 2004 at 07:11:33PM -0500, Matthew Fluet wrote:
> I think it is an o.k. idea, but if we are doing more work in the
> basis library, will that slow down TextIO.  Maybe not on Unix, but
> possibly under Windows.

Certainly TextIO will be slower, but this translation is then not performed
by the windows 'libc'. The question then becomes what's faster: Windows code
or MLton code? ;-) (I'll bet Windows code actually, but does it matter?)

Wesley W. Terpstra