[MLton] Multicore CPU's and MLton

John Skaller skaller@users.sourceforge.net
Mon, 04 Jul 2005 20:19:47 +1000

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On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 15:57 -0400, Ray Racine wrote:

> The universe whirls in such an odd manner.  OO became the dominant life
> form in the age of widget sets and fancy GUI libraries.  A truly elegant
> well designed hierarchy of widgets, like the fundamental theorem of
> calculus, brings tears to your eyes.  And just when they reached their
> peak...
> Along came the internet and user interfaces regressed to the stone age
> of interaction via a peep hole otherwise known as a browser/html based
> application.  OMG, what have we wrought.

LOL! So true .. HTML forms are exactly like the old IBM-360 terminals
where you fill in fields and press the SEND button.

>  It's a bit sad to view
> some poor ex-VBer writing Java or C# code and vainly seeking to tease
> out an object hierarchy, just like those degenerate examples used in
> their 21 day expert Java books, for a system which needs be purely
> functional in nature.  Oh god the bugs, the bugs...

Ahh .. what a classic post!

John Skaller <skaller at users dot sourceforge dot net>
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