Toby DiPasquale on 19 Jul 2007 13:16:00 -0000

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[philly-lambda] Re: Scala, anyone?

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On 7/19/07, Andrew Gwozdziewycz <> wrote:
> I think your confusing F# with something else, unless I'm missing something.
> F# is a Microsoft CLR language, which I'm sure is capable of calling any CLR
> code directly and seems to be inspired quite a bit by OCaml. I know even
> less
> about F# though, I did find
> .

I was not confused. My statement was in reply to your "hacked-up" comment.

Also, all languages that compile down to run on the CLR languages are
able to call other code also written to run on the CLR; that was one
of the main design points of the CLR. While the Scala guys and others
implementing on top of the JVM have to work to get that functionality,
it is a given for .NET as it was always intended to host multiple

Now, if only it had been designed to run on multiple platforms from
the beginning, too... ;-)

Toby DiPasquale

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