[MLton] MLton rules! (was: filedes = int)

Stephen Weeks MLton@mlton.org
Sat, 16 Jul 2005 12:54:05 -0700

> If a person needs to limit pointer size (for cache reasons), he can
> always build his application for x86 mode. Maybe there's a middle
> point here too.

Yes, we plan to try out things like 32 bit pointers, shifted one or
two bits left.  Maybe Henry will be right in the end, and the
simplicity of 64-bit pointers will work out.  But it's worth trying
the middle ground to compare.